Friday 21 May to Sunday 23 May 2021
Your local festival for all things reading and writing.
Friday 21 May 6.30pm
ZOOM AUTHOR TALK Victoria Purman in Conversation with Claire Halliday
Author of The Land Girls, The Last of the Bonegilla Girls, Victoria will also talk about her latest novel The Women’s Pages. Book at Eventbrite.
Saturday 22 May
CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOPS
10am to 4pm: ‘Unleashing your poetic voice’ with Amy Bodossian. Book at Eventbrite.
10am to 4pm: ‘Unreliable Narrators and Other Innovative Points-of-View’ with Robert Gott Book at Eventbrite.
11am to 4pm: ‘Memoir, Memory and the Magic of our Senses’ with Dr Threasa Meads, FedUni. Book at Eventbrite.
5pm to 5.30pm: Tales from the Chrysalis: The Alchemy of Expression. A poetry performance by Amy Bodossian. Book at Eventbrite.
Sunday 23 May
1pm to 5pm LOCAL AUTHOR SALON (No tickets required)
Meet our Latrobe City and Gippsland-based writers and illustrators, listen to them read and get your books signed! Featuring Aisha Alim, Alanah Andrews, Karen Casey, Ester DeBoer, Sarah Jane Duncan, Amy Espeseth, Kathleen Frances, Melissa Gijsbers, Megan Higginson, Greg Jessep, Trev McLean and Jessica Sizeland.
- Children’s and picture books
- Young Adult
- Fantasy and spec fic
- Literary fiction
1.15pm to 1.45pm Children’s/Middle Grade
2pm to 2.30pm Young Adult/Adult
2.45pm WELCOME FROM DEPUTY MAYOR, CR DARREN HOWE, INCLUDING LAUNCH OF THE POWER OF WORDS WRITING COMPETITION
3pm to 4.30pm HISTORICAL FICTION AUTHOR PANEL Book at Eventbrite.
- Robert Gott
- Alison Stuart
- Katherine Kovacic
- Bram Presser
The panel has been convened by Writers Victoria and will be facilitated by Jessica Obersby
The Latrobe Literary Festival is supported by Reader’s Emporium. Books will be available for purchase, Eftpos or cash sales.
To find out more about the Latrobe Literary Festival, visit the website at: https://www.latrobe.vic.gov.au/library/using_your_library/Latrobe_Literary_Festival