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Author Talk: Turning Your Dreams into Reality

Wed 16 October at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Meet Wellworth author Eila Jameson-Avey

During a battle with mental health, Eila Jameson-Avey wrote Wellworth which was published. It was a dream she’d had since she was a child but never expected to fulfil. It was this dream that helped overcome the mental health condition that crippled her for half a decade.

Eila would like to share her experience and motivate others to be brave enough to realise their dreams when she presents an author talk at Orange City Library on Wednesday 16 October at 5.30pm during Mental Health Month.

Eila had a fantastical existence as a young child, writing stories and making them into small books, with stapled spines.

She has completed The Year of the Novel with Emily Maguire at Writing NSW and has a Graduate Certificate in Writing and Literature at Deakin University.

Winning the Lane Cove Literary Award in 2021 gave her the faith to keep writing.

About the book Wellworth

What happens when your search for the identity of your parents leads you to the one place you fear?

After a difficult marriage breakdown, Ally returns to teach at the school she attended as a child. Her homecoming in rural Widyarra (the fictitious name she gave Gulgong) takes a turn for the worse when Ally discovers her colleagues are hiding deadly secrets.

When Ally’s chance at finally having a family of her own is put in jeopardy, she takes matters into her own hands. But who is the hunter and who is the prey? Pushed to the brink, the lines are blurred. One thing is certain. Ally will stop at nothing to protect her child.

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Wed 16 October
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Orange City Library
147 Byng Street
Orange, NSW 2800 Australia
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The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West in the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes and Weddin.

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