Afternoon Tea Bookclub with Ros Thomas

Ros Thomas at home.

How do you have a successful career in journalism, raise a family and write a #MeToo novel that captures the Zeitgeist with wit and style? Join acclaimed TV and print journalist and author Ros Thomas for afternoon tea as she discusses her recent novel How to Shame the Devil with York Festival Director and journalist at The West Australian, Will Yeoman. Includes a book signing at Barclay Books.

Ros Thomas grew up in Perth. After graduating from the University of Western Australia with an Arts Degree in Literature and Psychology she began a cadetship in radio news, moving to television current affairs in Sydney soon after. She was the first woman the Seven Network sent to a war zone, when she covered the 1998 Gulf Crisis from Israel. She reported on the aftermath of Diana’s death from London, the Heaven’s Gate cult mass suicide from San Diego and the Bali bombings of 2002. After a 20-year career in national and international current affairs, Ros became a long-running columnist for The West Australian Newspaper with a devoted readership of 350,000 every Saturday.




DATE: Sat 24 Sep

TIME: 2pm-3pm

VENUE: Speakeasy, rear Gallery 152, 152 Avon Terrace

PRICE: $40 includes afternoon tea

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