Into the Night

Sarah Bailey In Conversation with Simon Troeth

Sunday 26 August 2018
11.00AM – 12 NOON
Common Room
University House, ANU

This utterly addictive crime thriller is the second novel of Sarah Bailey's following the world-wide success of The Dark Lake. A troubled and brilliant detective, Gemma Woodstock is facing personal demons as well as an unhappy workplace. Canberra Writers Festival board member Simon Troeth in Conversation with Sarah will look at whether we can function when trust has eroded.

Sarah Bailey is a Melbourne based writer with a background in advertising and communications. She has two young children and currently works as a director of creative projects company Mr Smith. Over the past five years she has written a number of short stories and opinion pieces. Her first novel, the bestselling  The Dark Lake, was published by Allen & Unwin in 2017.  Into the Night  is her second novel.

Simon Troeth is a highly experienced and effective communicator, leader and advocate with almost 30 years of experience across a broad range of fields including the public service, politics, journalism, public relations and government relations. Simon has excellent knowledge of the political and policy process, credibility with media, experience in developing and communicating complex policies, the ability to talk directly and powerfully to decision-makers and the drive and tenacity to achieve desired outcomes. He is the Secretary and Public Officer of the Canberra Writers Festival board.