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Libby Book Club for WA: featuring ‘The Glass House’ by Brooke Dunnell
20 September @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Join host David Allan-Petale in conversation with author Brooke Dunnell to discuss her incredible novel The Glass House.
This event will be hosted on Zoom, the link will be sent to all attendees on the day of the event.
David Allan-Petale is a Perth/Boorloo writer whose debut novel ‘Locust Summer’ (Fremantle Press) was longlisted for the 2021 ALS Gold Medal and shortlisted for the 2022 WA Premier’s Book Awards. The manuscript was shortlisted for the 2017 Australian/ Vogel’s Literary Award, and developed through a fellowship at Varuna, the National Writers’ House. David worked for many years as a journalist in WA and internationally with BBC World and Al Jazeera, and is passionate about helping the arts sector thrive.
Brooke Dunnell is a writer, mentor and workshop facilitator. Her short fiction has been widely published, including in the short story collection Female(s and) Dogs, which was a finalist for the 2020 Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award and shortlisted for the 2021 Woollahra Digital Literary Award. Brooke has a PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Western Australia and lives in Boorloo (Perth) with her husband and two dogs.
During this digital book club, guests will have the opportunity to ask questions, interact with the authors, and enjoy a well-rounded bookish discussion.
The Libby Book Club for WA is a free monthly digital book club hosted by author David Allan-Petale – brought to you by OverDrive Australia for all members of the State Library and Public Libraries, Western Australia. We welcome guests to join us the third Wednesday of each month to engage and interact with authors from all genres. The Zoom link will be emailed to all attendees on the day of the event.
This month’s featured title, The Glass House, should be available to borrow from your local library with no waitlists or holds! If not, you can request your library buys this title. Download Libby and find your local library to start reading: meet.libbyapp.com