Dymphna Cusack State Library Event

Date Saver Alert: Celebrate Author Dymphna Cusack’s Work

A State Library of NSW Lunchtime Event celebrating what would have been Dymphna’s 115th Birthday with the launch of her LOVE POEMS Chapbook from the new Volume II of Come in Dymphna… Dymphna Cusack: Lucky in Love.

Date: Thursday 21 September 2017
Time: 12.30 pm–1.30 pm
Venue: Metcalfe Auditorium, State Library of NSW, Sydney (Macquarie Street entrance).

Author and literacy ambassador Susanne Gervay will MC. Garry and Rose Shead will be there as well. An iconic Australian artist with a distinctive literary, narrative focus in his work, Garry Shead has painted Dymphna Cusack’s Portrait for the Come in Dymphna series, and a cameo detail from the portrait is the cover image for the Chapbook Lucky in Love.

Bookings required—phone (02) 9273 1770. The event is free, but seating is limited.

Contributed by Marilla North and adapted from State Library of NSW ‘Author Talks’.


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