Biyala Stories Reading – Sophie Cunningham

Saturday 7 October 2017 | 10am – 11am

Free Event

Art + Ecology
Art, Science and Cultural landscapes coming together to celebrate the River Red Gum (Eucalyptus camaldulensis)


Award Winning Author, Sophie Cunningham will give an official reading of Biyala Stories which will be followed by a Q&A . To read Sophie’s essay please click HERE

Sophie Cunningham is a former publisher and editor, and the author of four books, Geography (2004), Bird (2008), Melbourne (2011) and Warning: the Story of Cyclone Tracy (2014).  Her essay, ‘Staying With the Trouble’ was the winner of the 2015 Calibre Prize and her essay ‘Biyala Stories’ has just won the 2017 Nature Conservancy Nature Writing Prize. She is currently completing her third novel, ‘This Devastating Fever’ and a book of linked essays, ‘Diary from the End Times’. She is an Adjunct Professor at RMIT University in the School Media and Communication in the College of Design and Social Context.


Booking is essential so please call the gallery on 03 5722 0865  or book now!


Image : Sophie CUNNINGHAM, Illustration for  Biyala Stories, watercolour & charcoal.