Words to Walk by: Exploring Literary Brisbane
Venero Armanno, Thea Astley, John Birmingham, Nick Earls, Janette Turner Hospital, Andrew McGahan, David Malouf, Thomas Shapcott, Rebecca SparrowFrom Malouf to McGahan, from Shapcott to Sparrow, Words to Walk By unveils Brisbane through the lives and works of the city’s best-loved authors. With 25 scenic walks through Brisbane’s literary past and present, this pocket-sized guide is the essential accessory for walking enthusiasts, history and literary buffs alike.The walks, complete with detailed maps, span from the city to the bayside suburbs, covering Brisbane’s landmark cultural and historical sites, while taking in the iconic sub-tropical landscape.Celebrating the authors you know and those you’ve yet to meet; books you love and have yet to read – Words to Walk By is a tribute to Brisbane’s rich literary heritage.
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THE INNER EAST
ON THE COAST
THE INNER WEST
The love life
At the bar with Nick Earls
The words and music
Aboriginal Adelaide Street Ann Street Annerley Auchenflower Australian Avenue Barbara Blackman Barjai beauty Boundary Street Brisbane River Brisbane's Brunswick Street Caxton Street Centre Christesen Cilento City Hall CityCat Cloudland complete the circuit Continue corner Cross cultural David Malouf David Malouf's David Rowbotham describes difficulty Low LITERARY Farm Park ferry pontoon gardens girl Gladstone Road Gwen Harwood Highgate Hill Hotel Ipswich Road James Brunton Stephens Janette John Johnno Judith Wright junction Kangaroo Point kilometres Duration King George Square Level of difficulty lived Low LITERARY SIGNIFICANCE mall Malouf Manifold minutes Level narrator Nick Earls night North Quay novel Oodgeroo opposite past Penton poem poet poetry Queensland Press recalls Redcliffe riverside Rosalie South Brisbane St Lucia Story Bridge Street and walk suburb Sydney Terrace Thea Astley track Turn left Turn right University of Queensland Valley Venero Armanno's verandahs Vulture Street WALK Begin West End writers Wynnum young