Hunter Living Histories Showcase – November 2023 – Collections and Archives in Creative Writing and Women’s History

Hunter Living Histories Showcase
Collections and Archives in Creative Writing and Women’s History”
Monday 6 November 2023 (1.00pm-2.30pm)

WHERE: via (ZOOM or in Room L326, Auchmuty Library, Callaghan Campus, Newcastle. (Type Room no. into ONLINE MAP)

WHEN –  Monday 6 Nov 2023 (1.00pm-2.30pm)

  • VIEW HERE :  ‘EARLY VISIONS Women Artists of Newcastle and the Hunter Region  from  the Colonial Period to 1969.'(Dr Margaret McBride)
  • VIEW HERE : Hunter Histories and Creative Writing (Jodi Vial, PhD candidate (Creative Writing) University of Newcastle)
  • VIEW HERE : Talking on her latest book (Tea Cooper, Australian Historical Fiction Writer)
  • VIEW HERE : ‘Adventure on the Hunter River: William Burnage and the Hunter Region imagined’ (Dr Morgan Burgess, Special Collections Librarian, University of Newcastle)



  • Book Launch “What The Land Had To Say” by Reese North (5 November 2023)
  • Book launch “Raw – A memoir” by Damien Linnane Friday 10 November at 5:30pm at University of Newcastle, Nuspace. RSVP Eventbrite here. pre-order from book sellers, including Amazon.
  • “Home Grown in the Hunter” Exhibition on Level 2 of the Auchmuty Library, Callaghan Campus. This exhibition celebrates food stories from the Hunter region through items from the Special Collections’ holdings.
  • Wallsend’s rich history to be celebrated with 150th event – August 2024 Further information HERE
  • Latest HLH blog posts- Further info HERE
  • Book Launch “More than Coal’ Exploring Significant Natural History of the Lower Hunter Valley and Creative Ways to Love it” By Bronwyn Grieve on Thurs 9 November 5pm-7.30pm  – Further Information below

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