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Speaking, Tours & Performances

Hear Ruth’s radio 4LG interview from July this year

In the past week I have presented in Longreach and Winton libraries, this morning I’ll be doing an interview on radio 4LG.

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Presentations earlier this year

Sunday 20 October, 10.30 am

Writing Life Stories
Genealogical Society of Queensland

25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD, Australia

15 April 2020 at 7pm

Journeys from Finland Snow to Outback Dust

Queensland Family History Society Inc.

Books awarded

Ruth’s memoir Midnight Sun to Southern Cross won the…

QFHS Book Award 2019!

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Pictured below with Book Award Coordinator, Gayle Thomsett at the QFHS Annual General Meeting.

With an Omega Writers Nonfiction Award for Burn My Letters, both books of the series are now Award Winners.

Stop Press

Ruth’s recent heritage memoir Burn My Letters was shortlisted and won the…

2017 Omega Writers CALEB nonfiction prize

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What’s New?


Feature article in the recent Spring issue of CWA Ruth Magazine

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Ruth’s Books

Burn My Letters & Midnight Sun to Southern Cross

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Speak Out – Don’t Freak Out


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Sounds and Souls: How music teachers change lives

Hard copy plus eBook AVAILABLE NOW


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