Monthly Archives: March 2019

Cowra Author Talk Focus on Survival

Author Julie Bayl will talk about her award winning book Focus on Survival: A young family’s struggle to survive World War II. Together with Em, his wife, Ben a successful professional photographer, shows unusual vision in order to protect those he loves. This couple show incredible courage and artful deception, as they struggle to provide for their growing family and also work to save Jews, at the risk of their own lives.

Meet author Julie Bayl at Cowra Library on Monday 1st April at 2pm. Phone 6340 2180 to book. All welcome

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Women Writers Tour

Discover the secrets of success for these three bestselling local authors – Kim Kelly who has written Sunshine, Alissa Callen who has penned The Round Yard and Kelly Rimmer who has released All The Things We Cannot Say – on Wednesday 27 March at 5.30pm at Orange City Library. Bookings online through or call the library on 6393 8132. You can also hear the authors at Forbes Library on Thursday 28 March at 2pm bookings 6852 1463.

History Alive: Australia Felix Expedition Author Talk

Orange & District Historical Society’s first History Alive meeting for the year focuses on Granville Staplyton, Major Mitchell’s second-in-command on his Australia Felix expedition in 1836.

Author Greg Eccleston has written a magnificent book detailing the life of Staplyton and the expedition he shared with Major Mitchell. He will give a talk on Wednesday 13th March, at 6 for 6.30pm at the Senior Citizens Centre (Enter via Woolworth’s car park), Orange. Entry is $4 for members and $6 for non-members. After Greg’s talk a light supper will be served.