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This week our Book of the Week is Peaches for Monsieur le Cure by Joanne Harris. Joanne will be a guest at the Brisbane Writers Festival in September.

7 September 2012 – Brisbane Writers Festival 2012
11am Consumed by Character – Does a writer create the character or does the character choose the writer? Joanne Harris and M.K. Hume discuss characters that demand to be put on the page with Kate Evans.
Venue: Queensland Terrace, State Library of Queensland
8 September 2012 – Brisbane Writers Festival 2012

9:30pm Women of Letters - In a special Brisbane Writers Festival event, Women of Letters pays loving homage to the beautiful lost art of letter writing with Joanne Harris, Tara Moss, Kate Forsyth, Krissy Kneen and Belinda Jeffrey. They will be each be penning a birthday letter. Curated by renowned writers Marieke Hardy and Michaela McGuire.
Venue: Brisbane Powerhouse, Powerhouse Theatre
8 September 2012 – Brisbane Writers Festival 2012

11.30am Filming a Great Book – Joanne Harris and Witi Ihimaera (author of The Whale Rider) have both had their books adapted for film. Tony Cavanaugh has 30 years experience as a writer and producer in film and television. They chat with Meredith Garlick
Venue: The Edge, State Library of Queensland

9 September 2012 – Brisbane Writers Festival 2012
10am A Little Bit of Magic – Joanne Harris, Eowyn Ivey (The Snow Child) and Kate Forsyth (Bitter Greens), discuss with Katherine Lyall-Watson the importance of puncturing reality with a touch of magic when it’s needed most.
Venue: The Edge, The State Library of Queensland

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