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Friends members are invited to hear from Canberra Writer's Festival Artistic Director, Beejay Silcox, to learn more about the inaugural meeting of Canberra’s Biggest Book Club. Join us for a cuppa in the Friends Lounge and hear more about the book club and the 2023 Canberra Writer's Festival program.

Featuring the stunning new novel by Edwina Preston, Bad Art Mother; individuals and book clubs are encouraged read the novel and sign up to the Canberra Writer's Festival newsletter to participate in Canberra’s Biggest Book Club. The CWF will be posting a reading guide and book club questions along with regular insights from the author. You will also have priority access to the event at Kambri, ANU on Saturday 19 August.

Shortlisted for the 2023 Stella Prize and the 2023 Christina Stead Award for Fiction, Bad Art Mother examines relationships between women and creativity, women and selfishness, women and their children, and women and the world at large.

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