Ironbark: Growing up gay in the bush

August 24, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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Jay Carmichael in conversation with local radio personality Max Primmer about his debut novel Ironbark about growing up queer in rural victoria.

Jay Carmichael

Jay Carmichael is a writer and editor. His first novel, Ironbark, was shortlisted for the Victorian Premier’s Award for an Unpublished Manuscript in 2016. His writing has been published by beyondblue and appeared widely in print and online, including in Overland, The Guardian, SBS, and The Telling Tree project. Jay lives and works in Melbourne.

For more info about his book, you can take a look at the publisher’s page here:

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Radius Art Space in Hepburn Springs
76 Main Rd. Hepburn Springs,
Vic 3461 Australia


Words in Winter is an annual literary and arts festival held in August each year in the Hepburn Shire and surrounding districts.