Blue Mountains News
Book Launch This Weekend at Galleryone88 - Wraith
Emceed by local artist Victor Peralta and official launch by Trish Doyle MP. Book sales, signings and refreshments following the launch.
Superman never had this problem
James can fly, though his landings need some work. However, that’s the least of his problems when he crash lands into a city in the clouds. Soon James is drawn into a race against time to find the SAFFIRE, a new technology designed to save the city from the effects of climate change. Finding his way home seems impossible but with the help of Aureole, a young girl determined to save her city, James just might be able to fly away and help save the city in the process.
About the authors
Shane Smithers is a Darug man of the Burraberongal clan. He is a university lecturer, Aboriginal spokesperson and renowned Aboriginal artist. Shane has lectured in community development, cultural studies and communications at the University of Western Sydney, Indigenous Education at Macquarie University, and Cultural Perspectives at UWS College. He has had a number of exhibitions of his paintings and wooden artefacts. Shane enjoys lutherie (guitar making), painting, exploring Aboriginal places, motorbike riding and the bush.
Alexandra Smithers was a secondary school science teacher for over twenty years. She enjoys science, especially physics, motorbike riding, bushwalking, fitness and writing. Alex is currently working on a number of projects, including a murder mystery set in the 1950s.
Launched in 1987, Magabala Books works to celebrate the talent and diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander voices through the publication of quality literature.
WRAITH is available in all good bookshops and online from Magabala Books RRP $14.99.
WRAITH Book Launch
Saturday 15th September 2018
GalleryOne88 Fine Arts, 186 - 188 Katoomba Street, Katoomba
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Botanical Theatre Studio, Gallery & Garden Enjoy autumn in the Artist's garden. Book tix via www.botanicaltheatre.com.au
Think Conveyancing Blue Mountains A conveyancing-only law firm, where top priority is to maximise your savings while minimising your legal risk. Call now
Hills Havens BOOK Fri and Sat nights and receive late check out of 3PM Sunday...subject to SUNDAY night NOT booked by others.
The Mouse House Suitable for groups of 8 people. Echo Point, Three Sisters, and Scenic Railway all within walking distance.