Guest appearances

In 2013, Francesca has appeared at Avid Reader in Brisbane, at the 2013 Emerging Writers Festival, and on ABC Radio National Books and Arts Daily. She has given guest lectures and seminars in Melbourne and Canberra.

During 2012 Francesca was a guest at various literary and scholarly events including the following:

  • 2012 Bedell NonfictioNow Conference
  • 100 Years of Canberra Writing
  • Emerging Writers Festival
  • Reality Bites Literary Festival
  • Melbourne Writers Festival
  • Glen Eira Literary Festival
  • Wollongong Creative Arts Faculty
  • Censorship and Literature Conference
  • Framing Lives Conference
  • Australasian Association of Writing Programs, and meetings of book clubs

In the past, Francesca has been a guest writer and/or performer at the following places:

  • 3CR
  • Triple RRR
  • ABC Radio National
  • Margaret Lawrence Gallery
  • VCA
  • SpringLIT
  • Tilley’s Devine: Linda Jaivin and Friends
  • University of the Third Age
  • National Gallery of Australia: New worlds From Old Exhibition
  • ACT Writers Centre
  • Club Foote, Adelaide
  • Radio 5UV
  • South Australian Writer’s Centre
  • Wagga Wagga Writers Writers
  • ABC Radio Canberra
  • ABC Radio Wagga Wagga
  • CSPR/ArtSound
  • Women and Reading
  • Word Festival
  • Monstalvat National Poetry Festival
  • Signadour
  • Australian Catholic University
  • Red Hot Writers
  • Adelaide Writers Week
  • Murphy Sisters Bookshop
  • Pride of Erin Festival, Yass
  • Festival of the Southern Ocean, Mallacoota
  • Writers at Tilleys, Tilleys Devine Café
  • Radio 3CR
  • Varuna Writers Retreat
  • Irish Embassy
  • 2XX
  • ACT Writers Centre
  • Filthy McFadden’s
  • International Women’s Day Benefit, Gorman House Arts Centre
  • TLC, Gypsy Bar

Image: Francesca Rendle-Short at the launch of Bite Your Tongue at Electric Shadows Bookshop in Canberra – thanks Joshua Rosner for posting the pic on Twitter

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