Susannah loves to share her passion for great works of literature!

Enjoy the wonderful world of literature through talks and travels with Susannah Fullerton, Sydney’s best-known literary lecturer. Susannah brings to life the lives and writings of great novelists and poets in her fascinating lectures. An accomplished author herself, Susannah’s books are a testament to her great literary knowledge.

Do you love books? Are you always looking for recommendations of fabulous books? Do you like to know about important literary anniversaries?

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.”
Marisa C.

If the answer to those questions is YES, then you’ll enjoy Susannah’s monthly newsletter ‘Notes from a Book Addict‘. This newsletter keeps you informed about important events and anniversaries in the literary world, reminds you of the importance of reading the classics, lets you know about good books (new and old) which you should read, and keeps you up to date about the talks Susannah will be giving in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and other cities in Australia.

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Susannah Fullerton

Susannah Fullerton

Susannah Fullerton, OAM FRS, has been President of the Jane Austen Society of Australia for over 20 years. She is also Patron of the Kipling Society of Australia, a founding member of the NSW Dickens Society and of the Australian Bronte Association, and a member of the Dylan Thomas Society of Australia and of the Sydney Passengers Sherlock Holmes Society.

Susannah is Sydney’s best-known lecturer on classic novels. She lectures regularly at the Art Gallery of NSW (where her talks are always booked out months in advance), at the State Library of NSW, at conferences, schools and libraries. She is a registered speaker for ADFAS (Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Society). She gives talks on famous writers and their novels, poems and plays at a great variety of places around NSW, Australia and overseas.

Her books include Jane Austen and Crime (the first ever study of crimes such as duelling, poaching, gambling, theft and even murder in the writings of Jane Austen), Brief Encounters: Literary Travellers in Australia (Picador, Australia, 2009), A Dance with Jane Austen: How a Novelist and her Characters went to the Ball (Frances Lincoln, UK, 2012), Happily Ever After: Celebrating Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice (Frances Lincoln, UK, 2013) and she has written and recorded the audio CD Finding Katherine Mansfield, the first audio CD about New Zealand’s great short story writer, and Poetry to Fill A Room, a delightful edition of Susannah reading her best loved poetry. All her titles are available for purchase directly here.

Susannah leads popular literary tours to the UK, Europe and USA for Australians Studying Abroad. These include “Exploring the Literary Landscapes of England”, “The Road Less Travelled: A Literary Tour of the East Coast of North America”, “Southern Charms and Comforts: A Literary Tour of the Deep South of the USA”, “In Search of Literary France”, “The Nearest Thing to Paradise: A Literary Tour of the South of France”, “Literary Landmarks of Northern Italy” and “Ye Banks and Braes: a Literary Tour of Scotland”. These tours are usually booked out some years in advance.

Susannah has acted as a judge for literary awards, has published articles and reviews, organised literary events and conferences, and is often interviewed on TV and radio about literary concerns. Her training in drama has enabled her to give dramatic performances of literary works.

She loves to share her passion for great works of literature!