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Jennifer Hetherington – Author Visit – Stories behind the Storyteller

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October 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Friday October 28, 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Port Macquarie Library
32 Grant St
Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444 Australia

Please join us in welcoming Australian author and artist Jennifer Hetherington to our Port Macquarie library on Friday 28th October at 10.30am.

 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jennifer Hetherington is an Australian author and artist who holds a degree from Griffith University in Communications (Creative Writing and Screen Studies). Jen was delighted to have her short story “In Random’s Wake” shortlisted and published in the Lane Cove Literary Awards 2019 Anthology.

Her works reflect, with both text and illustration, the coastal countryside of Northern NSW where she grew up. After decades involved in the textile industry as a designer, manufacturer and educator, Jen has returned to her love of the creative arts, primarily as a writer of poetry and short stories.

With more collections undergoing the editing process, Jen also has several novellas in various stages of development, all influenced and motivated by the local and emotional landscape that shaped her.

ABOUT THE BOOK

BETWEEN COASTAL ROCKS AND SOFTER PLACES. – WINNER OF THE 2022 INTERNATIONAL WELSH POETRY AWARD!

This first collection reflects on environments, physical and emotional, that traverse several decades of musings.

From the wispy winds of, ‘I Sail’, to the forlorn, ‘Tick of the Clock’, to a black cat tour in an English cemetery, ‘The Resting place at Highgate’. Other works will take you to the water, a place of magic colours, and sacrament, a reverence…or loss…

Shifts in mood, voice and rhythm allow for short episodes, some with ironic humour. Intertwined narratives, for light or folly, are just that.

Not so unique are stories of family, meant for thinking deeply.

 

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