Local authors share book launch

JESSIE Cole, a local author whose debut novel Darkness on the Edge of Town was published by Harper Collins on July 1 this year, will talk about her novel and writing in general with well-known local writer Lisa Walker this week. Jessie is widely published in literary journals and won a HarperCollins Varuna Award for Manuscript Development in 2009, which lead to the publication of her novel.

The author of Liar Bird, Lisa reviewed Jessie's novel in this paper recently. Lisa is a well-known contributor to The Echo and also a recipient of a HarperCollins Varuna Award, in 2010.

The pair will be in conversation with each other (and any interested parties) at the Lennox Head Library on Tuesday, July 24, at 10.30am and at the Lismore Library on Thursday, July 26, at 5.30pm.

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