Laura Bloom

Laura Bloom

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Biography

Laura Bloom is the author of eight critically acclaimed and bestselling novels for adults and children, including In The Mood and The Cleanskin, which was described in The Australian as ‘a masterpiece of drama and characterisation.’ Her novels have been shortlisted for many awards, including the NSW Premier’s Awards and the Children’s Peace Literature Award. In March this year, Better Reading observed, ‘To say that Laura is a literary powerhouse is an understatement – she really is one of Australia’s most interesting authors.’ Laura is also an award winning screenwriter, and presents writing workshops for adults and children.

Laura’s latest novel, The Women and The Girls is set in Sydney in the 1970s, where she grew up. It’s the third and final in her cycle of novels exploring turning points of the last half century with a uniquely female gaze – casting new light on old stories and bringing fresh insight to the struggles and conversations we are having today.

All sessions by Laura Bloom

The Women and the Girls

19 Jun 2021
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Williamstown Town Hall - Ballroom
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