Lady Cutler Event
Save the date: Fri 14 Sept 2018
Bruce Pascoe | Dark Emu
Photo Matthew Newton, Rummin Productions
The next Lady Cutler Event will be held on Friday 14th September 2018 in the sumptuous surrounds of the Royal Automobile Club, Sydney.
A cocktail party from 6pm to announce the recipient of the Lady Cutler Award.
Guest speaker | Bruce Pascoe will deliver the Maurice Saxby Oration
Make a night of it by continuing in the restaurant for dinner, or heading off elsewhere with friends, colleagues, acquaintances
Bruce Pascoe is a Bunurong, Tasmanian and Yuin man born in Melbourne who grew up on a remote island in Bass Strait, with a joey and a dog as pets. He lives in Gipsy Point in Victoria, where he has two children, three grandchildren and two dogs, Yambulla and Wangarabel.
Night Animals (1986) and Nightjar (2000); the novels Fox (1988), Ruby Eyed Coucal (1996), Ribcage (1999), Shark (1999), Earth (2001), Ocean (2002), and Bloke (2009);
Historical works Cape Otway: Coast of Secrets (1997) and Convincing Ground (2007).
His non-fiction book, Dark Emu (2014) continues to go into reprint and won the Book of the Year and Indigenous Writer's Prize in the 2016 NSW Premier's Literary Awards.
A children’s version of Dark Emu will be published by Magabala Books in 2018.