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RedWrites Author in Action Peter FitzSimons
Thu. 3 November 2016, 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm AEST
Book early as places are limited: 3884 4000
Peter FitzSimons is a journalist with the Sydney Morning Herald and Sun-Herald, and a busy events and motivational speaker. He is the author of 27 books, including Tobruk, Kokoda, Batavia, Eureka, Ned Kelly, Gallipoli and biographies of Douglas Mawson, Nancy Wake‚ Kim Beazley‚ Nick Farr-Jones‚ Les Darcy, Steve Waugh and John Eales, and is one of Australia's biggest selling non-fiction authors of the last 15 years.
Peter was named a Member of the Order of Australia for service to literature as a biographer, sports journalist and commentator, and to the community through contributions to conservation, disability care, social welfare and sporting organisations. He lives with his wife, Lisa Wilkinson, and their three children in Sydney.
Peter will be speaking about his recent release Victory at Villers-Bretonneux.
On Anzac Day 1918, when the town of Villers-Bretonneux falls to the British defenders, it is the Australians who are called on to save the day, the town, and the entire battle.
This free event is brought to you in partnership with Angus and Robertson Victoria Point.
Books will be available to purchase at the event.
For more author events and workshops visit: https://www.redland.qld.gov.au/redwrites2016