Virtual Literary Salon with Rebecca Higgie

Published on Tuesday, 9 June 2020 at 4:13:40 PM

Please join us for our very first VIRTUAL LITERARY SALON!

Bassendean Memorial Library is very happy to announce that local author, Rebecca Higgie will be hosting a virtual salon to discuss her first novel ‘The History of Mischief.’

Rebecca’s whole life has been spent in the company of books, with careers in libraries and universities. Formerly an academic at Curtin University and Brunel University London, she has published research on satire and politics. Her creative work combines whimsy and play with extensive research and critical insights. Her stories and poems have appeared in publications such as Westerly, Stories of Perth and Visible Ink. Her novel The History of Mischief won the 2019 Fogarty Literary Award for an unpublished manuscript.

The History of Mischief is an award-winning novel full of magic, mischief, madness and mystery. Set in the town of Guildford, Western Australia, it follows Jessie and Kay as they delve into a book found hidden beneath the floorboards of their grandmother’s abandoned home. The book spans over two thousand years, chronicling a mysterious magical power called mischief. The mystery of the book, and where it came from, lingers with Jessie as she tries to navigate life after the death of her parents. Soon, she is making mischief of her own…

When - Monday 22 June, 2020
Time - 6pm- 7pm.

How To Join our Virtual Literary Salon

Please book in via the trybooking link

Our virtual session will be run using a Zoom download or Zoom app. It is easy to download on your chosen device:

You can also download the Zoom Mobile app via:
Apple- app store
Android- google play.
You will need to have either a camera or built in audio to be seen or heard in the meeting. These are already built in to most mobile phones, and newer laptops and tablets.

The link and password for the Literary Salon will be sent to all participants on the morning of the session.

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