Exploration Series: Writing new stories for our soils and our souls by Rachael Treasure


Start: 4th Oct 2018 5:30pm
End: 4th Oct 2018 7:00pm

Charles Sturt University (CSU) in Wagga Wagga will be hosting a free public lecture by Rachael Treasure, as part of the Explorations Series, on Thursday 4 October 2018 from 5.30pm - 7.00pm. Light refreshments will be provided at the conclusion of the event.

The topic of Rachael's talk will be 'Writing new stories for our soils and our souls'. Trailblazing author Rachael Treasure explains the science and philosophy behind her stories and shares her vision for a regenerated rural Australia.


About Rachael Treasure

Rachael Treasure is a mother and writer. She lives in Southern Tasmania with her two teenage children and partner, Daniel. Together they are restoring farming landscapes using regenerative agricultural methods. Her first novel, Jillaroo, blazed a trail in the Australian publishing industry for other rural women writers and is now considered an iconic work of contemporary Australian fiction.

She is a rural business graduate of Sydney University’s Orange Agricultural College, has a Bachelor of Arts in creative writing and journalism from Charles Sturt University in Bathurst and is a qualified profession Woolclasser. She has worked as a journalist for Rural Press and ABC Rural Radio. Her latest book, Down the Dirt Roads is part memoir, part manifesto for change in farming and was listed for the 2017 Tasmanian Premier's Literary Prize for the Margaret Scott Award. Rachael's dream is to never grow up and one day live in a shearing shed and teach regenerative farming principals. White Horses is her seventh novel and will be published in August 2019.

Venue / Address:
Charles Sturt University, Wal Fife Theatre, Building 14, Room 209. Parking available in P10 or P24.

Contact Phone: 02 6933 2292
Contact Email: Taryn Hodge

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