Brisbane Powerhouse

Has the drop in temperature encouraged you to find your next good read? This winter, Brisbane Powerhouse brings you a stellar season of Writers+Ideas, planting seeds of inspiration, sharing laughs and talking beyond the pages. 

Writers + Ideas Brisbane Powerhouse
Michael Robotham - Lying Beside You, Underground Theatre, July 14 7pm 

International crime writer and number-one bestselling author, Michael Robotham launches his brand-new thriller, Lying Beside You.

Working in Britain, Australia and America, Michael Robotham was a former feature writer and investigative reporter working with clinical and forensic psychologists assisting police with complex, psychologically driven crimes.

Lying Beside You is the thrilling new instalment in Robotham’s award-winning Cyrus Haven series. Go inside the nail-biting novel with Michael as he talks in conversation with Carody Culver (editor at Griffith Review)

Writers + Ideas Brisbane Powerhouse
Geraldine Brooks - Horse,  Underground Theatre, Jul 24 3pm

From the Pulitzer Prize winning author of March and People of the Book comes a vivid and unique new novel for lovers of sweeping historical fiction.

Australian-born and international bestseller, Geraldine Brooks joins Sarah Kanowski (co-presenter of Conversations on ABC Radio) to discuss her latest novel, Horse.

Geraldine Turner
Geraldine Turner - Underground Theatre, Jul 30 8pm

If you are a fan of Australian theatre then Turner’s poignant memoir is an absolute must-read, packed to the gills with anecdote after anecdote from an incredible life and career. 

In this disarmingly honest Writers+Ideas session, see Turner in conversation with Paul Dellit, as they discuss the highs and disappointments of a life in show business.

Norman Swan
Norman Swan - So You Want to Live Younger Longer? - Underground Theatre Aug 10 7pm

Want to know how to live younger, longer? Dr Norman Swan presents the ultimate guide on what you can do at any age to stay young and healthy longer, backed by science and evidence.

Join Dr Swan as he discusses his latest book, So You Want to Live Younger Longer? In Conversation with ABC’s Katherine Freeney.

And that's not all - stand by for more great writers to be announced!

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Brisbane Powerhouse

119 Lamington St

New Farm 

Jul 14 - Aug 25, 2022

From $39 + trans fee

3358 8600


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