Author Alice Nelson in the Margaret River BookShop

Margaret River BookShop

One of WA's rising stars, Alice Nelson skilfully weaves together shared stories of displacement and trauma into a beautifully told, hope-filled, outstanding novel. Alice was named one of the Sydney Morning Herald’s Best Young Australian Novelists for her first novel, The Last Sky, which also won the TAG Hungerford Award. Alice has worked extensively with...

Free

Author talk by Rachael Johns

Margaret River Library Fearn Avenue, Margaret River, WA

Meet WA's award winning author Rachael Johns when she presents her latest novel, 'Lost without you'. Light refreshments provided. All welcome and the Library is an easily accessible venue. Please RSVP by 7th November to [email protected] or Ph: 9780 5600  

Free

Find your creative mojo: an author talk by Josh Langley

Margaret River Library Fearn Avenue, Margaret River, WA

What is creativity and where does it come from? Can anyone be creative? Josh Langley will share his unconventional views and offers some life-affirming advice that might kick start your own creative pursuits. All welcome and light refreshments will be served after the talk. Please RSVP to [email protected] or Ph: 9780 5600

Free

In Conversation with Graeme Simsion – SOLD OUT

Margaret River HEART 47 Wallcliffe Road, Margaret River, WA

After almost five million copies of The Rosie Project and The Rosie Effect sold in more than 40 countries, The Rosie Result by Graeme Simsion is finally here. A not-to-be-missed Readers & Writers Festival Fundraiser. All tickets $10. Bar Facilities and book sales and signings available. BUY TICKETS

$10

2019 MRRWF Special screening – BOOK WEEK

Margaret River HEART 47 Wallcliffe Road, Margaret River, WA

Book Week (M) Drama/Comedy ‧ 1h 38m Filmed in the Blue Mountains, Book Week is a shaggy dark comedy about a disgraced novelist turned English teacher trying to find redemption. For generations, dressing up for Book Week has been an Aussie school tradition. But for high-school English teacher Nicholas Cutler (Alan Dukes), it’s the week...

In Conversation with Ben Elton – LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE

Margaret River HEART 47 Wallcliffe Road, Margaret River, WA

PLEASE NOTE: 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 politics, from political sloganism to the...

Speaking Frankly: Clare Bowditch

Margaret River HEART 47 Wallcliffe Road, Margaret River, WA

Clare Bowditch in conversation with Constance Hall A Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival event 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 once you’re thin or...

Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival 2021

Margaret River HEART 47 Wallcliffe Road, Margaret River, WA

Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival The Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival returns on 14-16th May 2021 celebrating our love of reading and writing with a three-day storytelling spectacular. Bringing together a dazzling array of novelists, journalists, creative thinkers, established and emerging storytellers from WA, interstate and overseas. The literary program will feature author...

Hugh Mackay presents The Kindness Revolution

Online event hosted on Zoom Margaret River,

2020 was ravaged by bushfires and a worldwide pandemic, and 2021 continues to take its toll on both our mental and emotional health. Join Hugh Mackay for this exclusive online fundraising event as we delve into his glorious and groundbreaking book, The Kindness Revolution and ask the questions, What really matters to me? Am I living the kind of...

In Conversation with Natasha Lester

Margaret River Distilling Co. Maxwell Street (off Carters Rd.), Margaret River, Western Australia

Join New York Times bestselling author Natasha Lester and Arts Margaret River for this exclusive real-world book event to launch her new masterpiece of historical fiction, The Riviera House.

$15