Celebrate the launch of JCU staff member Ariella Van Luyn's debut novel

@JCU Celebrate the launch of JCU staff member Ariella Van Luyn's debut novel

Celebrate the launch of Ariella Van Luyn's debut novel 'Treading Air' 

On Friday 1 July 6pm at Mary Who? bookstore, 414 Flinders Street, Townsville

treading air

Set in the underbelly of 1920s Townsville, the novel is based on the true story of petty thief and sex worker, Lizzie O'Dea. 

Dr Ariella Van Luyn is a lecturer in writing at JCU Townsville. She holds a PhD in creative writing from the Queensland University of Technology. Her PhD investigated the relationship between oral history and historical fiction, and the manuscript was shortlisted for the Queensland Literary Awards 2012. Her research interests include practice-led research, arts-based qualitative research methods, historical fiction, oral histories and community narratives.

Please RSVP to Mary Who? bookstore: marywhobooks@iinet.net.au

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Find out more about the book:

Official site: http://affirmpress.com.au/publishing/treading-air/
Book trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YU4fYBvCujY