Keep the weekend April 1 -3 free for the 2016 Newcastle Writers Festival. It’s an exciting line-up this year. Check out the program .
If you want to spruce up your writing there are Masterclasses by Carmel Bird
and Claire Scobie, and sessions on Self-publishing and how to Make your Writing Pop.
The Opening Night Event features Tim Flannery talking about his adventures with host John Doyle.
David Marr, Libby Hathorn, Druscilla Modjeska, Richard Glover, Kerri Glastonbury, Marion Halligan, Charlotte Wood and Michael Sala are just a few of the noted writers speaking at the Festival.
Newcastle’s most loved and respected authors will launch new books, including Zeny Giles and Jean Kent.
The winners of the Newcastle Short Story Award will be announced on Friday at 5.30 pm at the City Hall.
On Saturday afternoon the work of the 4 finalists (including me!) in the Newcastle Writers Festival Microlit competition will be presented as art videos by author and visual artist Richard Holt, and the winner announced.
I hope to see you there!