Book Launch Invitation
To the Launch of FAR AND WIDE, Stories of Australia and China by Glen Phillips
WHERE? FAWWA, Mattie’s House, Allen Park, Cottesloe, with Peter Bibby MC
WHEN? Saturday Afternoon 26th September, 4.30 for 5pm. Light refreshments
WHO WILL LAUNCH? Nicholas Hasluck AM, novelist, poet, historian and former Supreme Court Judge has kindly agreed to launch Glen’s first short story collection, comprising 21 Australian stories and one set in China. There are illustrations throughout and the Foreword is by Professor Clive Barstow, Dean of Arts & Humanities, Edith Cowan Uni.
NICHOLAS HASLUCK AM: has long been a Member and Fellow of the FAW. As a result of an extended friendship with Glen, he kindly agreed to launch Far & Wide. Nicholas, himself is author of 12 novels, 2 short story collections, 3 volumes of poetry, a play and 9 non-fiction books. Of the stories in Glen’s book, Far and Wide, Nicholas has drawn the following comparison—
“The recurrent theme of a newcomer or loner facing the mysteries of landscape and human behaviour in remote places…is to be found also in the works of…Ewers, Vickers, Cowan, Stuart, Stow and others.”