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Events

Newcastle Writers Festival  

 

The Art of Chidhood: In conversation with John Marsden

Educator and auhor John Marsden shares what he has learned and shares his concerns about today's childhood experience.

 

Where:        Civic Playhouse, 375 Hunter Street Newcastle

When:          Saturday 4 April, 10am

Bookings:    Ticketed event, bookings essential. Click here

John Marsden

Newcastle Writers Festival  

 

Smells Like Teen Spirit

Sarah MacDonald and much-loved cartoonist Cathy Wilcox share their straight-talking, laugh-out-loud survival guide to raising teenagers.

 

Where:        Cummins Room, City Hall Newcastle

When:          Sunday 5 April, 1.30pm

Bookings:    Free event

Sarah-Macdonald Cathy-Wilcox

Newcastle Writers Festival  

 

War Wounds

Against the backdrop of World War II and its far-reaching fallout, Suzanne Leal and Favel Parrett’s compelling new novels explore the impact of betrayal and the meaning of home.

 

Where:        Civic Playhouse, 375 Hunter Street Newcastle

When:          Sunday 5 April, 3pm

Bookings:    Ticketed event, bookings essential. Click here

Favel-Parrett Suzanne-Leal-1

Better Read Than Dead Book Launch

 

In conversation with Lauren Chater and Gulliver's Wife

This is Lauren Chater's superb 'Gulliver's Wife', the story of one woman's journey to the edge of love and loyalty from the bestselling author of 'The Lace Weaver.'

 

Join us for the launch of  this exquisitely imagined work of fiction.  

 

Where:        Better Read Than Dead, 265 King Street Newtown

When:          Tuesday 7 April, 6:30pm

Bookings:    Free event, bookings essential. Click here

Lauren and Meredith