Enjoy the wonderful world of literature through talks, travels and books by Susannah Fullerton, Sydney’s best-known literary lecturer.
Susannah brings to life the lives and writings of great writers in her fascinating round of entertaining talks, popular books and unique Literary Readers’ Guides. She is Australia’s most requested leader of literary tours to UK, Italy, Ireland, USA and Europe.
Thanks, Susannah, for your lovely newsletter, it just gets better and better each time! I’ve read it all and clicked on every link. I recommend it to all my literature-crazy friends and look forward to the next and the next and the next.”
Also an accomplished author, Susannah’s books and Literary Readers’ Guides are a testament to her great literary knowledge. Her tours include world-wide destinations to interest anyone who loves literature.
Susannah is President of the Jane Austen Society of Australia, the largest literary society in the country, Patron of the Kipling Society of Australia and Lady Patroness of the International Heyer Society.
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Every one of Susannah’s literary talks is a real treat! Now they are on video to enjoy any time, anywhere.
You’ll experience her entertaining lecture style illustrated with lots of informative images. Hear about a classic book and the life of the person who wrote it, or take a tour to important literary locations around the world. Whatever you choose, you are guaranteed an entertaining experience.
These video talks are just fantastic, Susannah. I was so entertained and learned a huge amount. I think my favourite was Trollope, but they were all wonderful. Please keep them coming – more and more!”
You can now join Susannah in an exciting armchair journey and get to know the classics and the amazing men and women who wrote them.
Each month Susannah features a Book of the Month. She selects a favourite title and studies it in depth in her Literary Readers’ Guides. Each guide reveals intriguing stories about the author, investigates the style and themes of the work, analyses the characters, lists film versions, suggests further reading and challenges you with thoughtful insights.
All the books this year have been a joy. Your reading list has made me concentrate on good, solid storytelling – such a joy for people who don’t enjoy chic lit. I love stories which make me want to read them again.”
Susannah’s writing style is easy and enjoyable to read, her books are packed with meticulously researched information and innovative views. Both academic and accessible, her books have been praised by biographer Claire Tomalin, crime writer Reginald Hill and Jane Austen expert Maggie Lane. Why not treat yourself? And gift one to a friend as well! Susannah will personally inscribe the book for you.
A superb book, packed with revelations, insights and wonderful stories. I could not put it down.”
In Brief Encounters: Literary Travellers in Australia, Susannah follows the footsteps of several famous writers to discover what they did when they arrived on the antipodean continent and what their opinion was of Australia and it’s people. In an audio CD, Susannah has written and recorded Finding Katherine Mansfield, the first audio CD about New Zealand’s great short story writer.
Susannah’s talks give her audience the experience that she actually knows an author personally. Her meticulously researched presentations vividly describe the life and times of an era to bring her subjects alive. People come along who just want to learn more about great literature.
An extremely able, informed and entertaining lecturer who has perfected a balance between visual aids and the spoken word.”
I must tell you that at our branch of ADFAS you were voted best lecture for 2019!”
In her free monthly newsletter, Notes from A Book Addict, Susannah shares all that she loves about literature at the moment. You’ll hear about important anniversaries, receive book recommendations, discover the magic of a poem every month, find out about films and TV programmes based on classic works, and much more.
Thank you, once again, Susannah for the pleasure of your literary passion and great knowledge.”
A literary tour brings together very special people – people who read, who delight in the power of words, who have rich imaginations, who love history and who have a sense of adventure. Susannah has been leading literary tours since 2000. Her tours include world-wide destinations to interest anyone who loves literature.
Susannah, through her great knowledge, enthusiasm and love of literature made this tour something quite special. Being immersed in the places, the history, and the life experiences that led to some of the greatest literature of our time was a joy and an experience that will stay with me forever.”
An ASA Literary Tour led by Susannah includes visiting writers’ homes, seeing original manuscripts, attending theatre performances, browsing museums, and much more. In gardens, ruins, castles, villages, churches and graveyards you will discover the effect of the environment on a writer and investigate the role played by a sense of place in literary creation.
Susannah Fullerton, OAM, FRSN, is a popular literary lecturer, author and tour leader. She brings to life the lives and writings of great writers in her fascinating round of entertaining talks, popular books and unique Literary Readers’ Guides. She is Australia’s most requested leader of literary tours to UK, Italy, Ireland, USA and Europe.
Susannah Fullerton is the complete package! She is articulate, competent, knowledgeable, entertaining, versatile and a born storyteller who excels in bringing English literature alive. Sit back, relax, learn and be entertained.”
Please feel free to contact Susannah to book a speaking engagement for your next function, to learn more about the Jane Austen Society of Australia, to receive Notes From A Book Addict, to go on a tour with her, to purchase a book or Literary Readers’ Guide or simply if you just need help with something. She’d love to hear from you.