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Born for You - By Magdalena McGuire

Filled with humour and heart, 'Born for You' charts the lives of women as they transition from self to mother, from child to adult, from certainty to uncertainty.


In twelve distinct but spiritually interwoven stories, we meet women at the crossroads of change. A woman’s desire to nurture takes a surprising twist. A new mother learns about love in a pandemic. A visit to the tropics sparks questions of inheritance and legacy. These stories take the pulse of women’s inner lives, exploring the pressure points that reveal our best and worst selves and the moments of reckoning that shape a future. 'Born for You' asks: how do we love and care for another person when our world has tilted on its axis?


Join award-winning author and 2020 Merri-bek Libraries Writer in Residence Magdalena McGuire for an intimate chat about short stories, motherhood, and everything in between.


Registration essential:


Please contact Coburg Library a week prior to the event if you have any access requirements for you to fully participate. The Coburg Library meeting room has an inbuilt hearing loop and a personal radio frequency (RF) hearing assistance system is available upon request.



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