Kim Mahood - Moruya Literary Lunch March 2nd at The Waterfront
Moruya Books will be hosting their first Literary Lunch for 2018 on March 2nd. Janice Sagar of Moruya Books told the Beagle "We're very lucky to have Kim Mahood, artist and author of Craft for a Dry Lake & Position Doubtful joining us at the Moruya Waterfront on Friday, March 2nd. "Her 2000 memoir, Craft for a Dry Lake, won the NSW Premier's Award for non-fiction and the Age Book of the Year for non-fiction and her artwork is held in state, territory, and regional collections. Position Doubtful was shortlisted for the 2017 Victorian Premier's Award for non-fiction and the 2017 Australian Book Industry Award for the Small Publishers' Adult Book of the Year. Kim Mahood is based in Wamboin near Canberra. She grew up in Central Australia and on Tanami Downs Station, and has maintained strong connections with the Warlpiri traditional owners of the station and with the families of the Walmajarri stockmen who worked with her family. She continues to spend several months each year in the Tanami and Great Sandy Desert region, working on cultural and environmental mapping projects with Aboriginal traditional owners. The Griffith Review Bookings are Essential so get in quick!