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Better Read Than Dead

Donna M Cameron in-conversation with Anna Downes

Join us with Donna M Cameron to celebrate the release of The Rewilding! Donna will be joined by Anna Downes and special guest Violet Coco.

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Donna M Cameron in-conversation with Anna Downes
Donna M Cameron in-conversation with Anna Downes

Time & Location

03 Mar 2024, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia

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About The Event

The Rewilding is an exhilarating and unforgettable love song for our world.

‘A breathless chase thriller with a warm ecological heart.’ Inga Simpson, author of The Last Woman in the World

‘Fiction at its rebellious, fast-paced best with hope as its touchstone, making The Rewilding an urgent novel for our times.’ 

Sally Piper, author of Bone Memories

‘A genre-bending page-turner from an author of the highest calibre: Cameron’s writing is rich, evocative and comes straight from the heart.’ 

Anna Downes, author of The Safe Place

Our event space is wheelchair accessible via a stair lift. Please contact events@betterread.com.au with any additional access requirements and/or questions.

Donna M Cameron is a playwright and AWGIE nominated radio dramatist who now writes novels. Her debut, Beneath the Mother Tree (2018, MidnightSun) was listed as a top Australian fiction read in The Advertiser’s yearly round up and was selected for the 2019 QWC/Screen QLD’s Adaptable program. The manuscript of The Rewilding, won her a KSP Fellowship, was runner up in a Writing NSW award and gained her a 2021 Varuna Fellowship. Donna was recently accorded a Regional Arts Development Fund grant to work on her third novel, Bloomfield.

Anna Downes grew up in Sheffield, UK. She studied drama at Manchester before winning a place at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and moving to London to pursue an acting career. Her acting credits include EastEnders, Casualty, Holby City, and Dalziel and Pascoe, as well as a long-running stage production of The Dresser in London's West End. Anna now lives on the Central Coast with her husband and two children. She has two published noveld The Safe Place and Shadow House, and a third novel Red River Road out in May 2024.

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    Includes a copy of The Rewilding

    $32.99
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