Beloved writer Melina Marchetta (bestselling author of Looking for Alibrandi, Saving Francesca and acclaimed crime novel Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil) is back with The Place on Dalhousie, a beautifully crafted story of families and relationships told with tenderness and humour. Hear Melina discuss this unforgettable novel about losing and finding love, the interconnectedness of lives, and the true nature of belonging, with Nadia Bailey.

Melina Marchetta (Australian)

Melina Marchetta

Melina Marchetta is the bestselling author of nine novels (including the classic Looking for Alibrandi) which have been published in more than twenty countries. Her work has won multiple awards, and she has also written award-winning screenplays and televisions scripts. Her new novel is The Place on Dalhousie. She lives in Sydney.

Nadia Bailey (Australian)

Nadia Bailey

Nadia Bailey is an author, journalist and critic. She has published three non-fiction books on popular culture, and her short fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction has been widely represented in journals and independent presses. She is a current recipient of the Midsumma Futures Fellowship, a creative development program for emerging queer artists.