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The Art of the Interview Sun 6 March, 11am-12pm

Meeting of Minds Sun 6 March, 3.30-4.30pm

Price

The Art of the Interview $12.50/Friends $11.30/Students $9.55

Meeting of Minds $12.50/Friends $11.30/Students $9.55

Join 720 ABC Perth's book club, Gillo's Bookshelf

Perth Writers Festival Program Partner

University of Western Australia

Supported By

The West Australian

Australia Council for the Arts
This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body.

McCusker Charitable Foundation

720 ABC Perth

Dymocks

Indigenous Program Partner

Woodside


Ramona Koval
(Australia - Victoria)

Ramona Koval's book Speaking Volumes: conversations with remarkable writers has been widely praised as a masterful collection of literary interviews. She presents The Book Show on ABC Radio National, heard weekdays across Australia, and podcast globally. She makes documentary features for radio, and has written newspaper features and columns on issues of the day.

Transcripts of her interviews have also been published in international newspapers, magazines, and in digital form. She has been invited to interview writers at literary festivals in Edinburgh, Cheltenham, Montreal, Berlin, and all over Australia. She is the author of a novel, Samovar, and four books of non-fiction, including a Jewish cookbook. She has worked as an academic at RMIT University and the University of Melbourne, and before that as a microbiologist and geneticist.

Current title: Speaking Volumes: conversations with remarkable writers

For Ramona Koval's session details please click the Session Info tab.

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The Art of the Interview Sun 6 March, 11am-12pm
WHERE The University Club Theatre
PRICE $12.50/Friends $11.30/Students $9.55

Meeting of Minds Sun 6 March, 3.30-4.30pm
WHERE Octagon Theatre
PRICE $12.50/Friends $11.30/Students $9.55

Where

Perth Writers Festival Precinct, The University of Western Australia


Phone: (08) 6488 5555

Perth Writers Festival literary hub is on the idyllic setting of the UWA Crawley campus.

Facilities
Situated near the Arts Faculty the Perth Writers Festival hub provides easy access to sessions, great cafe for lunch, coffee or a chat over a glass of wine and an extensive bookshop. Transport Located at the University of WA Campus on Stirling Highway, and is serviced by buses on both Stirling Highway and Mounts Bay Road. There is a set down / pick up point behind the theatre suitable for cars, taxis, maxi taxis & small buses. Enter off Hackett Drive adjacent to University House.

Transperth InfoLine: 13 62 13
Transperth Website: http://www.transperth.wa.gov.au

Parking
Ticketed parking is available on campus. Charges may apply. Free parking is available in the evenings and weekends. Campus map

Access

For access information visit the UWA Website.




Mention Entrees and Encores when making your booking and arriving at some of the City's premier bars and restaurants and extend your night beyond the show. Be it an entrée or encore, these venues offer special Festival deals for $30 to keep the night alive.

The University Club of Western Australia

The Univesity Club of Western Australia
Club Café and Bar
UWA Hackett Entrance # 1, Hackett Drive, Crawley
P 08 6488 4805
Open Mon – Fri 7:30am to 7:30pm; Sat 7:30am to 5:30pm

The University Club Restaurant
UWA Hackett Entrance # 1, Hackett Drive, Crawley
P 08 6488 8770 (Bookings Essential)
Open Wed–Sat 6pm to late
Available at both University Club Café and Bar or the Club Restaurant
Forest mushroom & fontina risotto, broccolini tempura, radicchio & lemon
or
Pappardelle pasta, baby spinach & dried tomatoes, goat’s cheese, basil & white wine pesto
or
Pan fried salmon fillet, shaved pear, rocket & hazelnut salad, fresh lime & aioli fries 
With a glass of selected wine

The Byrneleigh The Byrneleigh
156 Hampden Road, Nedlands
P 08 6162 2722
www.thebyrneleigh.com.au
Open daily 7am to late
A choice of beef, fish or chicken and a glass of house wine
Kitsch Kitsch
229 Oxford Street, Leederville
P 08 9242 1229
www.kitschbar.com.au
Tues 5pm to 10:30pm; Wed – Sat 5pm to Midnight; Closed Sun
Prawn Crackers, Corn Fritters, Papaya Salad, and a glass of house wine
The Brisbane The Brisbane Hotel
292 Beaufort Street, Highgate
P 08 9227 2300
www.thebrisbanehotel.com.au
Open Mon – Sat 11:30am to late; Sun 11:30am to 10pm
Choose any pizza on the menu with a glass of wine or a large beer

Bookings may be required, mention Entrees & Encores when making your reservation or order.