For those interested in speaking with the author to arrange interviews, talks and book signings, please send your request and contact details on the Contact page.
NEWS: Copies of Nothing to Cry About have been recently added to the Law Institute Victoria Library and the High Court Library, Melbourne.
Upcoming Events for 2019
The following two talks are free events, during the Kyneton Daffodil Arts Festival http://www.kynetondaffodilarts.org.au/program/
Friday 6th September 2019, 2:00pm – Talk and book signing,
Kyneton Library, 3 Baynton Street, Kyneton Victoria
Sunday 8th September 2019, 1:00pm – Talk and book signing,
Aesop’s Attic Bookshop, 70 High Street, Kyneton, Victoria
Wednesday 26th June – talk and book signing,
Shepparton Library, 41-42 Marungi Street, Shepparton Victoria
Wednesday 19 June – ABC Goulburn Murray, radio interview
Sandra Moon’s morning program https://www.abc.net.au/radio/goulburnmurray/live/
Thursday 20 June 2019 – One FM 98.5, radio interview
Community radio station in Shepparton, Peter Dunbabin’s (Peter D) breakfast program. http://www.fm985.com.au/
Friday 7th June 2019 – Talk and book signing,
U3A, Church of Christ, 66 Blakeley Road, Castlemaine
Monday 1st April – Talk and book signing, Probus, Maryborough Highland Society, 35 High Street, Maryborough, Victoria
Sunday 31 March – Talk and book signing, North Essendon Uniting Church
132 Keilor Road, Essendon North, Victoria
24 November – Meeting and interview with Geelong Book Club Group
Wednesday 14 November 2018 – 7:00pm, Talk and book signing,
Swan Hill Library, 53 Campbell Street, Swan Hill, Victoria.
Tuesday 9th October 2018 – 11:00am, Talk and book signing,
Melton Probus – Melton Country Club, 28-30 Reserve Road, Melton.
Thursday 6th September 2018 – book signing, Jullian Wood Bookseller
Shop 1, 69 Station Street, Ferntree Gully
Wednesday 5th September – Talk and book signing at Yarra Junction Library,
1a Hoddle Street Yarra Junction.
Friday 3rd August 2018 – Talk and book signing, Probus, Apollo Bay
Thursday 2nd August 2018 – Book signing at Cowlick Book Shop, Colac
Monday 11th July 2016 – 10:00am-11:00am ABC Central Victoria – Mornings with Sian Gard – Joan Atherton Hooper was on ABC radio 91.1FM (with editor Katherine Seppings) talking about her book Nothing to Cry About. They discussed the book through the whole show, interspersed with music.
Tuesday 7th June 2016, Colac Writer’s Guild, Colac Library
Book of the Month, Cowlick Book Shop (June), 86 Murray St, Colac -http://www.cowlick.com.au/
Family Drug Help, Tuesday 24th May – http://sharc.org.au/program/family-drug-help/
Colac Rowing Club Probus meeting, guest speaker, Monday 16th May
Colac book launch, 2.00pm, Saturday 14th May 2016
Published in ‘That’s Life!’ magazine, Issue 19 May 12th 2016
Ballarat book launch, Elsinore Ballarat, April 16th