Alison Goodman is the author of EON and EONA, a New York Times Bestselling fantasy duology which has sold into 18 countries and been translated into 11 languages. EON (aka The Two Pearls of Wisdom) won the 2008 Aurealis Award for ‘Best Fantasy Novel’. It was also listed as an American Library Association ‘Best Young Adult Book’ (2010), a James Tiptree Jr. Honour book, and a CBCA Notable Book.

Alison’s first novel, Singing the Dogstar Blues, won the 1998 Aurealis Award for ‘Best Young Adult Novel’, and was also listed as an American Library Association ‘Best Book’ (2004) and CBCA ‘Notable Book’. Her second novel, a crime thriller titled Killing the Rabbit, was published in the USA and shortlisted for the 2007 Davitt Award. It was re-released under a new title – A New Kind of Death – in a print edition in Australia in 2012.

Alison was a D.J. O’Hearn Memorial Fellow at the University of Melbourne and holds a Master of Arts. She lives bayside with her husband and their Machiavellian Jack Russell Terrier, and is currently working on a new series, Lady Helen – a trilogy of historical supernatural adventures set in the Regency. The first book – The Dark Days Club – was released in January 2016.

Alison looks forward to meeting all her fans in Adelaide in November 2016, and will participate in signing sessions throughout Saturday (10.30am to 5.30pm) and Sunday (11am to 5pm).

Panel times:

  • Adelaide – 10:30am Saturday & 11:00am Sunday

This information is correct at the time of writing but please check the Event Programme for the final timetable, including time and location within the events.

Guest confirmed, health and other commitments pending.


Previous Appearances

  • Adelaide 2016
  • Brisbane 2012
  • Melbourne 2016
  • Perth 2011
  • Perth 2016
  • Sydney 2011
  • Sydney 2016

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