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Women of Letters, part sixty in a series.

  • The Thornbury Theatre 859 High Street Thornbury, VIC, 3071 Australia (map)

The darling buds of May are here, and by darling buds we mean darling DAMES! Yes, we’re back again for our monthly ode to letter-writing and we very much hope you can join us for this most enchanting soiree, featuring friends both new and old. The magnificent THORNBURY THEATRE will once again cradle us in its bosom for the afternoon, so join us, won’t you, for a literary rendezvous to remember.

On Sunday, 29th May the WoL team bring together on stage for the first time: 

Actor, director and artistic director of Ilbijerri Theatre RACHAEL MAZA

Author, social advocate and 2015 Queensland Young Australian of the Year YASSMIN ABDEL-MAGIED

Award-winning film and television actress TRACY MANN

Author, editor and co-founder of Kill Your Darlings REBECCA STARFORD

Writer and co-editor of the Sovereign Apocalypse zine HANNAH DONNELLY

These wondrous dames will each be penning ‘A Letter to My Monster.’ 

There'll be the usual wine/aerogramme-penning combo we’ve grown to love and a special musical interlude supplied by the wondrous DJ Sarah Smith.

Join us for a most diverting afternoon celebrating a heart-stoppingly brilliant line-up of strong female talent whilst simultaneously raising funds for animal rescue shelter, Edgar's Mission ( 

Tickets are $20.00 plus b.f. and are available through the Oztix website, or $25.00 on the door, if available.