Writers @ Stanton: Chris Hammer

Date : 
21 August 2018 
Venue: Stanton Library
Council Event
Cost: Free

Event Details

Set in a fictional Riverina town at the height of a devastating drought, Scrublands is one of the most powerful, compelling and original crime novels to be written in Australia.


Chris Hammer was a journalist for more than 30 years, dividing his time between covering Australian federal politics and international affairs. For many years he was a roving foreign correspondent for SBS TV’s flagship current affairs programme Dateline. In Canberra, his roles included chief political correspondent for The Bulletin, current affairs correspondent for SBS TV, and a senior political journalist for The Age. His first book The River (non-fiction), published in 2010, to critical acclaim, was the recipient of the ACT Book of the Year Award as well as being shortlisted for the Walkley Book Award and the Manning Clark House National Cultural Award.


The author talk is followed by question time and the opportunity for book signing.

There is seating for 100 people and standing room is available.

Seating is on a first come, first served basis.

If you have specific accessibility or seating requirements, please contact the library prior to the event.


21 August 2018 at 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM


Stanton Library
234 Miller Street
North Sydney
New South Wales 2060


For more information please contact Stanton Library.

: 9936 8400

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