Author Talk With Gabrielle Samson

Darwin City Council

Join us for this FREE event with author Gabrielle Samson as she discusses her new book ‘Dancers on the Sea’ with Rob Wesley-Smith. This moving memoir was recently nominated for the 2024 Queensland Literary Award.

In a remote Timorese village under a harsh military regime, Gabrielle answers a call to establish a kindergarten. Leaving behind comfort for Ataúro Island, she forges deep connections and unexpected love while witnessing the community’s struggle for independence over twelve years. “Dancers on the Sea” chronicles six pivotal years, capturing resilience and triumph amid adversity. Don’t miss your chance for what is sure to be a memorable night! Light refreshments provided.

When: 5:30pm Wednesday 8 May 2024

Where: Nightcliff Library, 10 Pavonia Place Nightcliff

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