ACCA Book Club: Ellen van Neerven

Wed 2 Sep 2020

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Join us for ACCA Book Club, our new regular online catch up about reading, writing and more. Each month, we invite a special guest and previous contributor to ACCA publications, to lead an open and active discussion with participants about a written work of their choice.

Next up, writer Ellen van Neerven will discuss their recently published poetry collection Throat (published by University of Queensland Press, 2020).

To take part in this Book Club, register here as soon as you can (as places are limited) and get reading!

On registration you will receive a unique zoom link.

If you don’t have a copy of the publication, our friends at University of Queensland Publishing are offering a 20% discount to ACCA Book Club participants until the end of September 2020. On registration you will receive a special code to apply when purchasing a copy of the publication from the from UQP store. 

This Zoom webinar will have live Closed Captioning available.


Ellen van Neerven is an award-winning writer of Mununjali Yugambeh (South East Queensland) and Dutch heritage. They write fiction, poetry, plays and non-fiction. Ellen’s first book, Heat and Light, was the recipient of the David Unaipon Award, the Dobbie Literary Award and the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards Indigenous Writers Prize. Ellen’s second book, a collection of poetry, Comfort Food, was shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards Kenneth Slessor Prize and highly commended for the 2016 Wesley Michel Wright Prize. Throat is Ellen’s highly anticipated second poetry collection.