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.


Ian Fleming and James Bond, 007

Contact Library to book
When: Mon February 24 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Anne Brontë: A 200th Birthday talk

Contact Library to book
When: Fri March 13 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

David Copperfield

I will be presenting a talk at the NSW Dickens Society meeting. Cost $5 members $10 non-members.
When: Sat April 4 10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

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

P.G. Wodehouse and 'Jeeves and Wooster’

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


Louisa May Alcott and 'Little Women'

Coffee followed by the lecture
Cost $25. To book, email or phone (03) 9606 0501.
When: Wed April 1 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

And so to bed: The Diary of Samuel Pepys

Phone to book, 03 9416 2515
When: Thu April 2 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM


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Dr Johnson and his Dictionary

Royal Society of Tasmania
When: Sun April 5 8:00 PM - Thu March 5 9:00 PM


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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