Jock Serong

JOCK SERONG

Jock Serong is an award-winning novelist. His latest book, Preservation (2018) is based on the true story of the wreck of the Sydney Cove. Quota, won the 2015 Ned Kelly Award for Best First Fiction; The Rules of Backyard Cricket was shortlisted for the 2017 Victorian Premier’s Award for Fiction and was a finalist in the 2017 MWA Edgar Awards for Best Paperback Original, and finalist of the 2017 INDIES Adult Mystery Book of the Year. On the Java Ridge (2017) was shortlisted for the 2018 Indie Awards. Jock lives with his family in Port Fairy.

FEATURED EVENTS

FRIDAY 24 MAY
/ WORKSHOPS
1.00pm – 4.00pm

Workshop with Jock Serong: Research your book expertly

QUEENSCLIFFE COMMUNITY HALL

$60 /

This workshop is for writers who have a project and would like tips and advice on how to proceed with research.

SATURDAY 25 MAY
12.30pm – 1.30pm

Historical Australian Adventures

QUEENSCLIFF MARITIME MUSEUM

$20 /

Award-winning novelist, Jock Serong (Preservation) and actor and writer Peter Phelps (The Bulldog Track) discuss incredible stories of survival.

Jock Serong and Peter Phelps
Facilitator: Harriet Gaffney
SATURDAY 25 MAY
3.30pm – 4.30pm

You Daughters of Freedom

QUEENSCLIFF TOWN HALL

$20 /

Clare Wright’s epic new history tells the story of Australia’s suffrage campaigners who became trailblazers across the world.

Clare Wright
Interviewed by Jock Serong

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