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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | May 29, 2020

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A Night at “The Dream Walker” Launch

July 2, 2017 |

Victoria Carless is an established Brisbane playwright and is now entering the Young Adult genre. Her debut novel The Dream Walker is available now. The Creative Issue went along to her launch party at Avid Reader Bookshop in West End for her conversation with publisher Kate Stephens from Hachette.

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What’s On For Literary Minds

December 6, 2014 |

Want to showcase your latest work, or soak up Brisbane’s finest literary talent, but don’t know where to begin? We’ve complied a list of Brisbane’s best events for authors, poets and bookworms alike. Read More

Katherine Battersby at Avid Reader

August 9, 2013 |

Local children’s writer and illustrator Katherine Battersby is celebrating National Bookshop Day at Avid Reader, and she’s bringing Squish Rabbit along too.  There will even be face painting.

Unless you happen to live with Battersby’s target audience … Read More

Battlers and Billionaires and Labor’s Andrew Leigh

July 16, 2013 |

Australian publishers have shifted into high gear as this year’s federal elections loom closer. Rants and tracts, diatribes and manifestos – political books are hitting shelves like bicameralism is going out of fashion.

This week, Avid Reader hosts the Brisbane … Read More

Avid Reader Launches “Downfall”

July 7, 2013 |

Downfall: How the Labor Party Ripped Itself Apart is Aaron Patrick’s unflinching account of the ethical bankruptcy at the heart of Labor’s woes.

It’s also a book with uncanny timing.  Between upcoming elections, buckets of parliamentary resignations and June’s Shakespearean … Read More

Melissa Lucashenko ‘Mullumbimby’ launch, Avid Reader

February 22, 2013 |

If you’re looking for something to do tonight that you won’t be ashamed to tell your colleagues about on Monday, why not get your literary on?

Avid Reader, Brisbane institution/ bookshop/café/ site of many fantastic events, is hosting the … Read More