Author Jennifer Mills is at the Whyalla Library this month


South Australian author Jennifer Mills is the Whyalla Public Library’s Writer in Residence during May.

Jennifer is the award-winning author of the novels Dyschronia, Gone, and The Diamond Anchor, and a collection of short stories including The Rest is Weight. Formerly the fiction editor at Overland literary journal, she also writes book reviews and essays, is an advocate for writers' rights and teaches and mentors emerging writers around the country.

Jennifer is visiting Whyalla to write and connect with local writers and readers. Her residency is part of Writers SA's Writers and Readers in Residence Project, which sees South Australian writers undertake an artistic residency in regional communities to activate reading and writing in the area.

The Writers and Readers in Residence Project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for  the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body.

If you are interested in writing and wouId like to have a chat with Jennifer, contact the library on 8645 7891 to check on availability times. Jennifer will be at the library on Ekblom Street at various times until Saturday, May 18.

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