In conversation, Tracy Farr and Annabel Smith, Perth, 18 October

The Hope Fault (Fremantle Press, 2017)

I’m visiting Perth in October, and thrilled to be doing a few events while I’m there, including this one at Riverton Library. It’ll be a real treat to talk with my friend – and wonderful writer – Annabel Smith. I hope you can join us. In Conversation with Tracy Farr and Annabel Smith Come along and hear … Read more…

The Bad Diaries Salon Volume 3, Perth

BDS Vol 3 Perth - Regrets (credit: Robert Lukins @robertlukins)

Melbourne literary phenomenon The Bad Diaries Salon (BDS) is coming to Perth this month, in its first outing beyond Melbourne. The Bad Diaries Salon Volume 3 Perth: Regrets features Brooke Davis, Laurie Steed, Annabel Smith, Jenny Ackland and me reading from our early, unedited works, on the theme of REGRET. The BDS is a salon series where writers read from … Read more…

Tracy Farr on Helen Garner’s Postcards from Surfers

Postcards from Surfers

Perth writer Annabel Smith invited me to write about a favourite book – and what it means to me – for the Friday Faves feature on her website. I chose Helen Garner’s 1985 collection of short stories, Postcards from Surfers. This book reminds me why I go back to Helen Garner’s writing, why I love … Read more…