Friday June 3

Naughty Noodle Fun Haus
5 Broken Bay Rd, Ettalong Beach

$25 + booking fee

Friday 3 June 2022 | Doors 7pm for an 8pm start

We are honoured to welcome one of Australia’s bestselling literary fiction authors, Hannah Kent. She will be joined in conversation with theatre-maker and commentator, Van Badham.

An Evening with Hannah Kent

8:00pm – 9:00pm

Hannah Kent

In Devotion, Hannah Kent has delivered “a gift” to her “younger, queer, closeted-as-hell self”. After the darkness her previous two bestsellers inhabited – the real-life historical murder trials of Burial Rites and The Good People – her latest book turns towards the light with a love story set both in the Lutheran communities of both old-world Prussia, and the new colony of South Australian. Lyrical, raw, beautiful – it’s classic Hannah Kent and we are so lucky to hear from her firsthand at this evening event.

Doors 7pm for an 8pm SHARP start.

There will be a bar with drinks available for purchase during the evening.

Local independent bookseller, The Book Shop Umina, will be on site on the evening to sell copies of Hannah Kent and Van Badham’s books for signing after the event.

Please note: booking is made via our venue partner, Naughty Noodle Fun Haus. Their refund policies apply. 

An Evening with Hannah Kent
In Conversation with Van Badham
Friday June 3,
DOORS 7pm for an 8pm START
Naughty Noodle Fun Haus
5 Broken Bay Rd,
Ettalong Beach
$25 + booking fee

Speakers

Hannah Kent

Hannah Kent

Hannah Kent’s debut novel, Burial Rites, was translated into over 30 languages and won the ABIA Literary Fiction Book of the Year, the Indie Awards Debut Fiction Book of the Year, and the Victorian Premier’s People’s Choice Award. It is currently being adapted for film by Sony TriStar. The Good People, Hannah’s second novel, was translated into 10 languages and is currently being adapted for film by Aquarius Productions.

Hannah’s third novel, Devotion, was published in 2021.

Van Badham

Van Badham

Van Badham is a writer, theatre-maker and novelist, occasional broadcaster, critic, trade unionist and feminist. She hosts a weekly podcast that takes a deep-dive into the big news themes of the week.  She writes columns for The Guardian and her interests include gardening, baking and dialectical materialism.

Van’s most recent book, QAnon and On: A Short and Shocking History of Internet Conspiracy Cults is published by Hardie Grant.

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