Author Profile

Tony Thompson

Tony Thompson is a Melbourne based writer and speaker.  He is the author of Summer of Monsters, a novel about Mary Shelley’s early life, and Shakespeare: The Most Famous Man in London, an account of the bard’s London years.  His articles have appeared in The Age and The Australian and he has been a guest on the ABC’s Lingua Franca program.  Throughout the year he gives talks in schools to teachers, parents and students.  He is a regular guest at literary events throughout Australia.

See Tony at the 2016 Festival:

This event is SOLD OUT. Please note this session ends at 5.00pm not 4.30pm as advised in the print program. In this literary lecture styled after PT Barnum, Dr Michael Kitson and Tony Thompson, author of Summer of Monsters, celebrate…

Location: Upstairs Studio