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Speaking Frankly: Clare Bowditch in conversation

Clare Bowditch in conversation with Constance Hall A Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival event Saturday 9 November 8pm Clare Bowditch has always had a knack for telling stories and has touched hundreds of thousands of lives through her music. But what of the stories she used to tell herself? That ‘real life’ only begins […]

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In Conversation with Ben Elton

AUTHOR TALK – READERS & WRITERS FESTIVAL FUNDRAISER LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR ONLY ON MONDAY EVENING   Comedian, screenwriter & bestselling author Ben Elton, returns with a blistering satire of the world as it crumbles around us. No one is safe as he sends up everything from fake news culture to extreme gender […]

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2018 Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival

01 – 03 June 2018 STORIES THAT SHAPE US Arts Margaret River is proud to present the 10th annual Margaret River Readers and Writers Festival. VOYAGER ESTATE FESTIVAL HUB This year’s Festival will be in the magical grounds of Voyager Estate. Enjoy author talks, discussions, Q & A sessions, free events, entertainment and stalls. Plus […]

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Christine Milne Talk

Join former Greens Leader Christine Milne as she talks about her book AN ACTIVIST LIFE A Readers & Writers Festival Fundraiser Monday 19 February 6.30pm In this fascintating memoir, Christine Milne reveals what it means to be a woman in Australian politics, chronicles the fight to save the planet and offers an empowering vision for […]

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Robin Esrock talks travel – Readers & Writers event

A Readers & Writers Festival Fundraiser Wednesday 24 January 6.30pm Meet Robin Esrock, bestselling Vancouver-based author, award-winning journalist, blogger, producer, and broadcaster as he speaks about his latest book The Great Global Bucket List.. For over a decade, bestselling author, TV host and travel expert Robin Esrock has sought out the extraordinary, visiting 110 countries […]

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TULIP FEVER – Readers & Writers Pre-Festival Fundraiser

Sunday 14 January (Bar opens at 6pm | Movie starts 7pm) TULIP FEVER [MA15+] Drama ‧ 1h 47m Set against the backdrop of the 17th-century Tulip Wars, a married noblewoman (Alicia Vikander) has an affair with an artist (Dane DeHaan) and switches identities with her maid to escape the wealthy merchant she married. She and […]

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AN EVENING WITH JUDY NUNN

A Readers & Writers Festival Fundraiser Monday 30 October 6.30pm Judy Nunn returns with a stunning portrait of love, hope and suvival on an isolated island off Western Australia in her latest book Sanctuary. Many years ago, as part of a local writers’ festival, Judy had the opportunity to visit the Houtman Abrolhos, a chain […]

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MEET THE AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR OF MARCHING POWDER – RUSTY YOUNG

Wednesday 9 August, 6.30pm Blending fact and fiction, Young’s second book Colombiano takes us on a heart-thumping journey into the violent and unpredictable world of post-Escobar Colombia. For seven years Rusty Young lived and worked in Colombia, interviewing special forces soldiers, snipers, undercover intelligence agents and members of two vicious terrorist organisations – the FARC […]

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Visual Stories Art Competition & Exhibition

ENTRY CLOSING DATE EXTENDED TO FRIDAY 5TH MAY! Each year, the Visual Stories Art Competition and Exhibition forms an exciting part of the Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival with works displayed before and throughout the event, adding a unique perspective on the festival theme for all to enjoy & contemplate. The theme of the […]

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Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival

The Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival is a three-day storytelling spectacular featuring author talks, interviews, discussions, book signings and workshops with established and emerging storytellers from WA, interstate and overseas. This year’s event features Michael Palin, Kerry O’Brien, Clementine Ford, Bruce Pascoe, Robert Drewe, Stephanie Alexander, Abdi Aden, Anna Gare, David Hunt, Jane Caro, […]

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