Seeking the Sacred – Celebration events

Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Auckland, Maleny, Brisbane, Byron Bay…Sydney – are just some of the cities and towns Stephanie Dowrick will visit to talk about her brand-new book, Seeking the Sacred.

A list of events follows that will be constantly updated in the coming weeks.

Please check for changes. Or get latest updates on twitter http://twitter.com/stephaniedowric#

Sydney:  Free talk, Q&A & book signing

  • 9 November 2010, 1-2pm
  • Location: Stanton Library, North Sydney 234 Miller Street, North Sydney 2060
  • Hosts: CONSTANT READER
  • email: peterk@constantreader.com.au

Melbourne: Free event & signing

  • 10 November 2010, 6.30pm
  • Location: Palace Cinema, Balwyn 231 Whitehorse Road, Balwyn
  • Hosts: READINGS HAWTHORN
  • Bookings essential. Tel: 03 9819 1917

Adelaide: Forum & Q&A & Supper & Signing

  • 11 November 2010, 7.30pm
  • Hosts: EFFECTIVE LIVING CENTRE
  • 26 King William Road, Wayville, SA. Cost: $10/$8
  • Stephanie in dialogue with Reverend Sean Gilbert
  • Bookings essential. Tel: 08 8271 0329

Perth: Forum & Q&A & Supper & Signing

  • 12 November 2010, 7.30pm
  • Hosts: FLOREAT UNITING CHURCH 50 Berkeley Crescent, Floreat WA 6014
  • Cost $5
  • Bookings. Tel: 08 9385 8537
  • Bookseller: Collins, Floreat, WA

Sale: South Gippsland, Victoria

  • 16 November 2010, 10.30 – 3pm (lunch provided)
  • Location: Esso BHP Entertainment Centre 100 Foster Street, Sale, Vic.
  • This is NOT a Stephanie Dowrick book event, but Stephanie will be speaking and her books will be on sale and can be signed. This is a FREE Breast Cancer Network Australia Forum for those whose lives have been affected by breast cancer. For details of this and similar nationwide BCNA Forums, please contact  Freecall 1800 500 258 or bcna.org.au

Sydney: Aquinas Academy event with NSW Premier Kristina Keneally and Father Michael Whelan. Discussion, Book sales, signing

  • 18 November 2010, 5.30 for 6pm
  • This will be a major event with a chance to hear in detail the profound social implications of a more personal discovery of the sacred.
  • Aquinas Academy, Crypt of St Patrick’s Church, 141 Harrington Street, Sydney. 5.30 for 6pm.  Free but please note limited places only. Come early for prompt start.

Byron Bay: In Conversation with Candida Baker, Q & A, Signing

  • 19 November 2010, 7pm
  • Hosts: BYRON BAY WRITERS’ FESTIVAL
  • Location: Byron Community Centre 69 Johnson Street, Byron Bay, NSW 2481
  • Tickets: Northern Rivers Writers Centre, 02 6685 5115
  • Bookseller: Southern Cross Uni Co-op

Auckland, NZ: Conversation with Dr Juliet Batten,  Q &A & Signing

  • 22 November 2010, 7.30 for 8pm
  • Host: WOMEN’S BOOKSHOP, Ponsonby
  • Location: Raye Freedman Arts Centre, Epsom Girls Grammar cnr Silber Rd & Gillies Ave (park, Silver Rd)
  • This is Stephanie’s sole NZ event.
  • Cost: $12  Tickets: http://www.womensbookshop.co.nz
  • Tel: 3764399

Maleny: In Conversation with Steven Lang, Q & A, Signing

  • 23 November 2010, 6pm
  • Host: “Outspoken in Maleny”
  • Location: Maleny Community Centre
  • Cost: $12
  • Tickets: Tel: 5429 6043
  • Bookseller:  Rosetta Books

Brisbane: Talk, Lunch, Signing

  • 24 November 2010
  • Hosts: Angus & Robertson
  • Location: Grand View Hotel, 49 North Street, Cleveland Point 4163
  • Cost: $35, Group discount, $30.
  • Bookings: phone 3286 1002 or mailto: reception@gvh.com.au

Brisbane: In Conversation with Dr Kim Cunio, Q & A, Signing

  • 25 November 2010, 6.00 for 6.30pm
  • Host: BRISBANE BETTER BOOKSHOPS
  • Location The Irish Club,
  • 175 Elizabeth St, Brisbane
  • Bookings: 07 3846 3422; 07 3229 4677; 3367 8526.
  • Booksellers: Avid Reader, American Bookstore, Coaldrake’s
  • Stephanie will be in conversation with musician, academic and spiritual practitioner Kim Cunio, offering an exceptionally beautiful chance to consider “the sacred” and its applications in everyday living.

Sydney: In Conversation with Gabrielle Gawne-Kelnar, Q&A, signing

  • 29 November 2010, 6 for 6.30
  • Host: GLEEBOOKS
  • Location: 49 Glebe Point Road, Glebe.
  • Gabrielle is a psychotherapist and editor of CAPA Quarterly. This promises to be a very lively conversation exploring where the spiritual can take us, perhaps “beyond” the insights and strengths of psychotherapy and ethical humanism.

Sydney: Berkelouw Books, Mona Vale

  • 30 November 2010, 6 for 6.30pm
  • Bookings: 9979 2112