A thousand words festival

This Friday and Saturday the Northcote Town Hall will be full of words and thoughts and talk about reading and writing. A thousand words festival. It’s going to be great fun. Read all about it here. If you haven’t already got tickets, you can get them here. On Friday, Cath Crowley and I will be…

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somerset writers’ festival

Writer and reader heaven is a festival hosted by Somerset College on the Gold Coast. It’s a dedicated children’s and YA literature celebration. It’s buzzy, friendly, busy. Three huge marquees set up on the oval and four venues in the school itself are filled for three days – seven venues running five sessions a day,…

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melbourne writers festival/brisbane writers festival

Five sessions in three days. Kids’ stuff for the seasoned writers, but pretty intense for me – a complete festival newb – as a writer, anyway. In Melbourne on Monday night there was a dinner hosted by Melina Marchetta for YA writers speaking at the festival – this is the most welcoming group of people…

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