Attend a talk by Susannah

Susannah gives talks at many venues around Sydney and other capital cities. Her upcoming talks are listed here.

Book with these venues directly for upcoming dates in SYDNEY, MELBOURNE, BRISBANE, TASMANIA or INTERNATIONALLY.


William Wordsworth: His 250th Birthday

Free, but bookings essential. Contact the Library.
When: Tue April 7 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Rudyard Kipling’s 'The Janeites'

Time yet to be advised
When: Sat April 11 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Three Great American Novels (Series Ticket) 6,13,20 May

‘The Scene of the Crime' - a series of 3 lectures at the State Library of NSW
Bookings open now.
When: Wed May 6 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Mark Twain, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

In 1876 the world was introduced to Tom Sawyer, a boy who lives by the great Mississippi River.
Bookings open now.
When: Wed May 6 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

F Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

Is this 'the great American novel'? The tale of Jay Gatsby and his hopeless love for beautiful, selfish Daisy Buchanan.
Bookings open now.
When: Wed May 13 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind

When it was published in 1936 this book went immediately to the top of the bestsellers.
Bookings open now.
When: Wed May 20 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

P.G. Wodehouse and 'Jeeves and Wooster’

Contact Library to book
When: Fri June 19 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM


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Jane Austen: Her Life and Works

Phone bookshop to book.
When: Thu April 23 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Many of Susannah’s talks are free, or only attract a small fee. Please contact the venues above for details of booking and the cost involved.

A few of Susannah’s lectures require tickets purchased directly from Susannah. Tickets for these events will appear here if they are currently available.

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A lot of people, when they come to Susannah’s talks, say, “Oh I wish I had had somebody like you teaching me Literature when I was at school.”

Susannah Fullerton is Sydney’s best-known speaker on well-known authors and their works. She breathes life into great literature and an author’s life. Her talks are partly to instruct, but also to entertain, so she tells people all the juicy details about the life of the writer and how a particular incident in their lives might have affected what they wrote. Dramatic readings from the novels add authenticity and she includes biographies or critical works to read if people wish to explore that writer further.

She gives her audience the experience of having known an author personally and her meticulously researched talks vividly describe the life and times of an era and bring her subjects to lives to life. People come along who just want to learn more about great literature.

Susannah has spoken at literary conferences around the world, and is regularly sought as an entertaining and informative speaker at fund-raising events, conference dinners, schools, libraries, universities, bookshops and clubs. Make sure you attend one of her talks very soon.

It’s really easy to order and you can use any of these payment methods: Credit Card, Cash, Cheque, EFT or PayPal. Please use the order links above or visit Susannah’s shop to order online. You will need to create an account (this is necessary because it is a financial transaction). Your account keeps track of your orders, payments, address and delivery address. Phone orders can be placed, please see here.

Susannah has published many articles, books, monographs and spoken word CDs, most notably, several about Jane Austen’s work. Unlike so many research books, Susannah’s works are definitely intended for a popular readership. Treat yourself, or buy a thoughtful gift for a reading friend.

By ordering a product you help Susannah cover the expense of producing her monthly newsletter, Notes From A Book Addict, keeping it cost and advertising free. Thank you.

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Please contact Susannah here.