Melbourne Launch of Eat the Sky, Drink the Ocean

Whip out your diaries and pencil this in! The first Australian event celebrating the launch of Eat the Sky, Drink the Ocean. There will be food, festivities and great story-telling from five of the contributors. We had such fantastic audiences in India, I’m really hoping that Oz can match the enthusiasm. All welcome but bookings are essential – 9439 8700!!!! Please come along!

ELTHAMbookshop, Eltham High School, Asialink  and Allen and Unwin
invite you to
a stellar launch

EAT THE SKY,DRINK THE OCEAN, is a unique collection of sci-fi and fantasy writing, including six graphic stories, showcasing twenty stellar writers and artists from India and Australia:

Isobelle Carmody, Prabha Mallya, Penni Russon, Payal Dhar, Justine Larbalestier, Anita Roy, Margo Lanagan, Kuzhali Manickavel, Lily Mae Martin, Manjula Padmanabhan, Kate Constable, Priya Kuriyan, Mandy Ord, Annie Zaidi, Samhita Arni, Vandana Singh, Alyssa Brugman, Kirsty Murray, Amruta Patil, Nicki Greenberg transport you into dystopian cities and other worldly societies with stylish stories, poems, playscripts, fractured fairy tales and futuristic TV cooking shows.

The tapestry of Eat The Sky, Drink The Ocean weaves in issues of food security, environmental destruction, class barriers, social justice and human rights to create lustrous narratives…. this anthology stands out for plucky writing and bold imagery”

Co-editor Kirsty Murray, author of over twenty books and anthologies including India Dark, The Four Seasons of Lucy McKenzie and the Year It All Ended, will chair an audio visual presentation by a selection of contributing authors and graphic artists

Mandy Ord

Penni Russon

Nicki Greenberg

Kate Constable 

UNMISSABLE for avid readers 14 plus looking for the next best sci-fi, fantasy read.

Date: Sunday Feb 22nd

Time: 4.00pm for 4.30pm-6.00pm

Venue: Eltham High School, Withers Way, Eltham

Cost: $20.00 includes a signed copy of the book or a $15.00gift voucher, authors’s presentations and Aussie Indian treats.

Prepaid, early bookings are essential: 94398700


Kirsty is an Australian author of books for children and young adults.

“Every adult was once a child and the child inside them never disappears.”

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