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Nikki Mottram at Australian Outback Writers Festival 18-21 June
20 June / 10:15am – 11:15am
Waltzing Matilda Centre- 50 Elderslie Street, Koa Country (Winton) Yau’ar-nga’ri (Queensland).

Nikki Mottram at Australian Outback Writers Festival 18-21 June

Join Nikki Mottram at the 2024 Australian Outback Writers Festival as she talks about her novel, Crows Nest.

Fleeing problems in her own marriage, child protection worker Dana Gibson leaves Sydney for a job in the Queensland town of Toowoomba. Her first house call is to nearby Crows Nest to assess the children of Sandra Kirby, which results in her getting both her new boss and a local detective offside. Dana soon learns that, in the country, city rules do not apply.

When Sandra and her best friend are found shot dead, Dana is drawn into an investigation that will force her to strip away the friendly veneer of small-town life, while grappling with ghosts of her own. As buried secrets, bitter tensions and corruption come to light, how far will locals go to stop her uncovering the truth of what happened?

You can get your tickets here.