About the listing
Join True Crime author Maryrose Cuskelly as she comes to the Portland Library this summer.
This special Read List event will see Maryrose appear in conversation with local author and former journalist Maya Linnell discussing her new novel Wedderburn, which follows the story of a savage triple homicide shook up the small town of Wedderburn, Victoria.
In Wedderburn Cuskelly asks the reader fundamental questions like, is it ever justifiable to kill a man? What does it take to provoke a murder? And does a killer lurk within all of us? Prepare for chilling court room scenes, fascinating conversations and provoking insights into community, personality and perception.
Maryrose Cuskelly is a freelance writer and editor. She is the author of Original Skin: An exploration of the remarkable human hide (2010) and The End of Charity: Time for Social Enterprise (2008), which she wrote with Nic Frances, and was the winner of the Iremonger Award. Her essays and articles have been published in The Age, The Australian and The Big Issue. In 2016, Maryrose won the Thunderbolt Prize for Crime Writing (Non-fiction) for her essay Well Before Dark. She lives in Melbourne.