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Meet the Author: Peggy Frew

Please join us as we host the breathtakingly talented author, Peggy Frew, launch her stunning new literary novel, Islands at 630pm on Tuesday March 12th at Matilda Bookshop. Peggy will be in conversation with author and bookseller, Molly Murn, discussing this riveting and brilliant novel--a portrait of a family in crisis in the tradition of Helen Garner, Charlotte Wood and Georgia Blain. Islands is a Matilda staff favourite, and we know that you will love it too!
Peggy Frew's first novel, House of Sticks, won the Victorian Premier's Literary Award for an Unpublished Manuscript by an Emerging Victorian Writer. Hope Farm, her second novel, won the Barbara Jefferis Award, was shortlisted for the Stella Prize and the Miles Franklin Literary Award, and longlisted for the International Dublin Literary Award. She has been published in New Australian Stories 2Kill Your DarlingsMeanjin and The Big Issue. Peggy is also a member of the critically acclaimed and award-winning Melbourne band Art of Fighting. Islands is her third novel.
Tickets are $8 and include light refreshments. Or you can purchase a Ticket + Signed Copy for $30. Islands will also be on sale on the night for $24.99 ($30 RRP) 


Matilda Bookshop
1/8 Mt Barker Rd, Stirling, South Australia 5152

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