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Bernard Gallate
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Bernard Gallate began his professional life in the animation industry with Hanna-Barbera, later working for Disney and a multimedia agency. After studying acting, he ran climbing tours of the Sydney Harbour Bridge for six years while writing and illustrating books for younger readers. Bernard currently teaches programs on early Sydney life and archaeology at historical sites across the city. The Origin of Me is his first novel.

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The Origin of Me

A beguilingly original and satirical debut novel of friendships, imagination, and the bodies we live in

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At Home with Bernard Gallate

Welcome to the Penguin Long Weekend Literary Festival! Please enjoy Bernard Gallate’s author talk on his latest novel The Origin of Me. To purchase a copy, please go to this link https://www.penguin.com.au/books/the-origin-of-me-9780143789628 We’d love to hear your thoughts via #PRHLongWeekend. Bernard Gallate began his professional life in the animation industry with Hanna-Barbera, later working for Disney and a multimedia agency. After studying acting, he ran climbing tours of the Sydney Harbour Bridge for six years while writing and illustrating books for younger readers. Bernard currently teaches programs on early Sydney life and archaeology at historical sites across the city. The Origin of Me is his first novel.