Tas Writers Fest

10 Sep

An Inkpot of Fate  
Date and time: 13th September 2015 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Location: George Cartwright Room, Hadley’s Orient Hotel, 34 Murray Street, Hobart Tasmania 7000

Graphic storytellers UNITE!

Condemned to draw pictures, Christopher Downes, Sarah Firth and Joshua Santospirito discuss their fate. Perhaps you require an example, so come and join these fine visual storytellers for a very special hour. In this event we will be taken on an audio-visual rodeo-ride with terrific tales told in multiple mediums.

Warning: nudity and sexual themes.

Tickets $10/$15.
* concession price available to full-time students, holders of Health Care Cards, or members of the Tasmanian Writers’ Centre. Please bring evidence of concession to event.

Swallows Hobart Launch

2 Sep

Come to the Hobart Bookshop on Thursday the 3rd of September to help Josh launch his new Graphic novella Swallows Part One. cartoonist Christopher Downes will make launchy speechies and Josh will do an audiovisual comic reading. 

Book is also available from San Kessto Publications for $18

Melbourne Writers Festival

24 Aug

I’ve had a lovely German fellow named Jan Bauer staying with me in Hobart, and this Friday he and I will be on stage on Friday the 28th at the Melbourne Writers Festival with Bernard Caleo – we shall be talking about his graphic novel and mine, which are both set in Central Australia.

Jan will be launching his beautiful BEAUTIFUL book The Salty River on the 27th of August at Readings Bookstore in Carlton (the night before). If you live in Melbourne – OMG go.

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Sound Klub 14

24 Aug


Swallows trailer

17 Aug

Swallows is available from San Kessto Publications

And watch out for the BIG BOOK TOUR! IMG_4374


12 Aug


Swallows is at the printers

10 Aug

 Nadine Kessler has been soldiering away on the book-design and this morning it’s at the printers! 

Here’s the cover! Look out for book launches and events in Hobart, Alice Springs and Melbourne.   


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