St Al­bans Writ­ers’ Fes­ti­val 2017

Hills to Hawkesbury Living Magazine - - Community News -

8th to 10th Septem­ber 2017

Aus­tralia’s most in­ti­mate lit­er­ary celebration will see a bounty of the best and bright­est of Aus­tralian writ­ers gath­ered in the tiny his­toric town of St Al­bans for a week­end rich with talks and ideas sur­round­ing the theme of ‘Es­cape and Ex­plore’.

This year’s stel­lar lineup in­cludes: Tom Ke­neally, Hugh Mackay, Melina Marchetta, Nikki Gem­mell, Jane Caro, Se­bas­tian Smee, Caro­line Baum, Stan Grant, Mark Tedeschi, Justin Glee­son SC, Fiona Mc­Far­lane, and many more.

Jour­nal­ist and au­thor Tony Jones will de­liver the Fri­day night Open­ing Ad­dress. Spe­cial guest Academy Award-win­ning direc­tor Ge­orge Miller will open a Satur­day night screen­ing of Mad Max: Fury Road. There will also be camp­fire sto­ries, Sim­mone Logue’s de­lec­ta­ble cook­ing, work­shops, talks, and ac­tiv­i­ties to make this the per­fect week­end es­cape.

Visit the web­site for full pro­gram de­tails and ac­com­mo­da­tion op­tions. Tick­ets are limited, so get in quick! Lo­ca­tion: St Al­bans, Cen­tral Macdon­ald, NSW Con­tact: Fes­ti­val Com­mit­tee on en­quiries@ stal­ban­swrit­ers­fes­ti­val.com.au

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