Check here regularly for Maura’s events, tours and readings!
23 February 2022
The Fragments web series will be launched by the ACT Arts Minister, Tara Cheyne, on 23 February at the National Film and Sound Archives, Canberra. Book for the free event here.
19 November 2022
Join me at the Gala Award Night for the Canberra Short Film Festival, 6pm for a 6.30pm screening at Dendy Canberra. Book: http://csff.com.au/tickets
6 November 2022
Join me at Dendy Canberra for the Fragments episode, Short Circuit at 3pm and a Q&A afterwards, part of the Canberra Short Film Festival’s Masculinity and Mental Health stream. Book: csff.com.au/tickets
Canberra Short Film Festival, Dendy Cinema. Six episodes of the Fragments web series will be screened including ‘Roller Coaster’ on opening night, 5 November. Check NEWS on this website for booking details.
1-28 October 2022
Arts Residency, Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart, Tasmania to work on Where Things Collide, (memoir)
1 July 2022
Presentation, Campbell High School, ACT for CBCA ‘Shadow Judging,’ CBCA Book of the Year Awards.
14 June 2022
Speaker, Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) National Conference, QT Hotel, Canberra.
30 October 2021
I’ll be at Dymocks Canberra (lower level of the Canberra Centre) from 12-2pm for a Fragments book signing and to chat about youth mental health. Please stop in if you’re in the area.
29 October 2021
Following ongoing delays due to COVID-19, Fragments: Journeys from Isolation to Connection will be launched at The Book Cow in Kingston, ACT on 29 October at 5pm. Yay!
October 2021 – TBA
Fragments: Journeys from Isolation to Connection (Big Ideas Press, 2021). Preorder now! Check back here for launch details for the paperback and also for the digital adaptation of the work, funded by the ACT Government through artsACT.
The Trouble in Tune Town Story Walk, Libraries ACT, 28 June to 11 July. Download the map for an easy one-kilometre walk through Civic, ACT featuring an audio/musical reading of Tune Town simply by scanning the QR codes at each of the nine stops.
Or join me on a guided Story Walk, Thursday 1 July, Saturday, 3 July and Monday, 5 July at 11am. Meet at Stop 1, Canberra Museum & Gallery.
Country NSW , here I come! Details to follow as soon as COVID is under control, but here’s a few hints: caravan, books, school visits. Check back soon for dates.
Launch of Branch & Root: The Anthology of the Trees, Shooting Star Press, 2021. The Anthology includes my short story, “The Family Tree.” Details to follow.
Arkfest Short Play Festival, Lilydale Victoria. My two Fragments monologues, Picture Perfect and Pretty Stupid will be competing for prizes at the gala finals. Tickets: http://bit.ly/Arkfest
Two weeks of author’s visits and readings at a range of Victorian primary schools, and book signings of The Trouble in Tune Town for school libraries.
CANCELLED mid-tour due to Covid-19.
Canberra Women’s Writers Festival.
CANCELLED due to Covid-19.
I’ll be offering an Introduction to Playwriting workshop for Libraries ACT as part of the Story Creators Community community program.
POSTPONED due to COVID-19.