Media & Publicity to date…
October 24, 2009
David Levell’s Tour To Hell
Author talk, Marrickville Heritage Society.
10.15am, Herbert Greedy Hall, 79 Petersham Road, Marrickville (Sydney).
May 1st, 2009
Presentation Ceremony, Fellowship of Australian Writers 2008 National Literary Awards
7pm, Ormond Hall, 557 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne.
Tour To Hell received Commended, Melbourne University Publishing Award
Judges’ comments (Jean Thornton and Dr Bill Andersen): David Levell’s Tour To Hell and Richard Travers’ Diggers In France display academic and literary distinction of a high order. Both books make compelling reading.
November 7, 2008
Read Write Ryde: City of Ryde Writers’ Festival
Author talk, 1pm-2pm
Brush Farm House, 11 Lawson Street, Eastwood (Sydney).
Bookings essential; call (02) 9952 8352.
Limited places; refreshments provided.
ABC Radio 774 Melbourne (statewide) with Rochelle Jackson, 7.35pm
Radio FBI 94.5 FM, Out of the Box with Imogen Semmler, 12 noon.
From http://www.fbi.org.au : Is Imagination our only freedom? Did Convicts really believe that China was just over that mountain?? Author, documentary maker and journalist David Levell steps into the studio to chat to Imogen Semmler about colonial dreams, writing and creative inspirations. He’ll be programming the airwaves with some classic tunes from Australia and around the globe. Tune in Thurs at midday to find out more.
Ashfield Library talk.
1pm, Ashfield Library, 260 Liverpool Road, Ashfield (Sydney). This event includes: introduction (1pm), author talk (1.05pm-1.30pm approx), question & answer session (1.30-1.45pm approx), concluding with an opportunity to buy an author-signed copy of the book
ABC Radio Adelaide (presenter Carol Whitelock), 3.35pm
Heart FM (National), Sunday Night Conversation,10.05pm
ABC Radio Tasmania, Tim Cox Stateside Mornings,11am
Radio ABC NSW Statewide (presenter Paul Turton), 4.25pm
Radio 2UE (Sydney) 954AM, Weekend Afternoon with Clive Robertson (Remembering Sydney segment), from 5pm (approx)
Run To Paradise article in August 2008 edition of Qantas: The Australian Way inflight magazine (click link to view pdf copy)
Radio 3RRR (Melbourne) 102.7FM, The Banana Lounge with Dave Graney & Elizabeth McCarthy, 1pm
July 25 & 26
2008 BYRON BAY WRITERS FESTIVAL
Australian Stories: True Histories From The 19th, 20th & 21st Centuries
Panel with Chloe Hooper and Michael Veitch. Friday July 25th, 12.30pm-1.30pm, West Marquee.
History, Fact or Fiction: Filling the Gaps in Research
Panel with Michael Veitch, Jackie French and Paul Ham. Saturday July 26th, 2pm-3pm, SCU Marquee.
Weird History Colloquium
University of Wollongong, School of History & Politics (Building 20, Room 4).
Talk, 4pm: Walking To China: Convict Escape Mythology In Colonial Australia