Hotel Lindrum was in its literary finest on Thursday 14th May as acclaimed author and critic, James Bradley took over Felt Restaurant with an enthralling ‘in conversation’ event in conjunction with The Wheeler Centre.
The event was attended by fans of Bradley’s, along with guests of the hotel and The Wheeler Centre, and Emily Sexton, Head of Programing at The Wheeler Centre compared the evening and led the conversation around James’ most recent book, Clade and his darker novel, The Resurrectionist.
While guests enjoyed a feasting platter of crispy pork belly, orange and sake glazed duck breast and Yarra Valley fore rib roast, the evening consisted of wonderful prose on James’ journey as a writer and why he chooses to tackle some of the world’s most challenging topics such as climate change and death.
General Manager for Hotel Lindrum, Michelle Bradshaw, said “We are thrilled with the response the MGallery Literary Collection has been receiving and it is an honour having James here with us tonight and letting us into his literary world. The Wheeler Centre and Hotel Lindrum are both such iconic Melbourne institutions and we are pleased to be working together to bring these types of events to our hotel guests and the general public”.
James will now reside at Hotel Lindrum for three days and will write a short story inspired by his stay. The Literary Collection of short stories will be published into an edition de luxe, and released as an epilogue to the collaboration, exclusively for all MGallery Collection hotels in Australia.
For more information on the MGallery Literary Collection events and to find out details of the next In Conversation, head to www.accorhotels.com.au/literarycollection