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Candice Fox Revised

Candice Fox Author Talk

A Margaret River Readers & Writers Pre-Festival Fundraiser Tuesday 28 February 7pm Hades, Candice Fox’s first novel, won the Ned Kelly Award for best debut in 2014 from the Australian Crime Writers Association. The sequel, Eden, won the Ned Kelly Award for best crime novel in 2015, making Candice only the second author to win […]

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Heather Locke – Picaresque: 165,255kms in 43 months

Local identity Heather Locke shares her fascinating stories from around Australia. Sunday 20 November 6pm After spending 43 months on the road, Heather has many tales to tell – from her favourite big rocks, to house sitting hints and everything in between. Join Heather in conversation with Margot Edwards to raise funds for the 2017 […]

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Sam Carmody & Brooke Davis Pre R&W Festival Event

Meet & Greet: New Australian Talent Sam Carmody and Brooke Davis share the stories behind their latest books. Followed by Q&A and book signing. The Windy Season Set against an often wild and unforgiving sea, this debut novel unravels the mysteries of an inhospitable West Australian town and its residents. A young fisherman is missing […]

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Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival 2016

The eighth annual Margaret River Readers and Writers Festival will run over three days June 3-5 this year. Close to 50 authors, poets, playwrights, musicians, explorers and comedians will descend upon the town to present talks, readings, recitals, panel discussions and workshops. Guests this year include: Gretel Killeen, Andrew Daddo, Sara Foster ( Shallow Breath, […]

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Visual Stories Art Exhibition and Competition

The 2016 Visual Stories Art Competition and Exhibition will tie more closely with the theme and literary feel of the Margaret River Readers and Writers Festival than ever before with all art having to feature some aspect of books. Artists are required to integrate the Festival theme HOME into their artwork. What is Home, Is […]

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April Foyer Gallery Exhibition

Olivia’s Art by Olivia Lancaster You are invited to attend the opening of Olivia Lancaster’s art exhibition. Light refreshments will be served with complimentary wine donated by Howard Park Wines. Friday 1st April, 5 – 6.30pm Margaret River Cultural Centre Foyer Gallery 51 Wallcliffe Road Margaret River Olivia Lancaster is a participating artist in Margaret River Region […]

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A Conversation with Tim Winton – SOLD OUT

A Margaret River Readers & Writers Pre-Festival Literary Event. (SOLD OUT) Presented by  Arts Margaret River, the Margaret River Bookshop and Howard Park Wines. Join us for a very special evening with the Miles Franklin Award winning author of Breath, Cloudstreet, Dirt Music, The Riders and BlueBack as he talks about how his life and writing have […]

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Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival 29-31 May 2015

Festival tickets including 3 day, 2 day, 1 day and individual sessions are now available. In 2015 we focus on the environment, nature and the seasons of our lives. The theme `Seasons’ encapsulates all of those things, with Autumn in Margaret River a beautiful time. Every year the festival gets bigger, and in 2015, our […]

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“I love you” books

 NEED A VALENTINE’S DAY GIFT FOR SOMEONE SPECIAL?  These wonderful heart books will make a  perfect gift. Only $35 each, from the Cultural Centre with all proceeds to the Readers & Writers Festival.  

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