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Monica McInerney – The Godmothers
The Godmothers is the highly anticipated new family drama from one of Australia's most beloved authors. Set in Australia, Scotland, Ireland and England, The Godmothers is a moving and perceptive story about love, lies, hope and sorrow, about the families we are born into and the families we make for ourselves. Monica McInerney is the author of ten internationally bestselling novels and Those Faraday Girls was the winner of the General Fiction Book of the Year prize at the 2008 Australian Book Industry Awards.
Monica will be chatting with author Suzanne Leal, whose most recent novel The Deceptions has been shortlisted for the 2020 Nib Literary Award (winner announced on 12th November).

Oct 14, 2020 07:30 PM in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

Available to purchase through Penguin Random House Australia at www.penguin.com.au
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Monica McInerney
Author - The Godmothers
One of the stars of Australian fiction, Monica McInerney is the author of the internationally bestselling novels A Taste for It, Upside Down Inside Out, Spin the Bottle, The Alphabet Sisters, Family Baggage, Those Faraday Girls, At Home with the Templetons, Lola's Secret, The House of Memories, The Trip of a Lifetime and a short story collection, All Together Now. Those Faraday Girls was the winner of the General Fiction Book of the Year prize at the 2008 Australian Book Industry Awards. In 2006 Monica was the ambassador for the Australian Government initiative Books Alive, with her novella Odd One Out. Monica grew up in a family of seven children in the Clare Valley of South Australia and has been living between Australia and Ireland for twenty years. She and her Irish husband currently live in Dublin.
Suzanne Leal
Facilitator
Suzanne Leal is the bestselling author of The Teacher's Secret and Border Street. A regular at literary events and festivals, she was the senior judge for the NSW Premier's Literary Awards from 2017 to 2019 and is now a board director of Sydney Crime Writers Festival. A lawyer experienced in child protection, criminal law and refugee law. Suzanne lives in Sydney with her husband and four children.