Over the course of three days, from July 12 to 14, this year’s Southern Highlands Writers’ Festival will feature over 30 of Australia’s leading poets, authors, biographers, screenwriters and playwrights. This significant event, now in its second year, promises to be a stimulating weekend of creative ideas and discussion.
The South Coast Writers Centre is partnering with three events at the festival on Saturday 13 July:
First is Seeking Horizons: Acclaimed and Local Poets in Conversation. Rhiannon Hall from the South Coast Writers Centre will be in conversation with three local poets: Mark Tredinnick, Ron Pretty and Chris Mansell, in the Gallery Room, from 2.30–3.30pm.
Later, Fantastic Fiction features authors Nigel Featherstone and Christine Howe, who will be discussing contemporary Australian fiction and their latest works with journalist and author William Verity, in the Ballroom, from 4–5pm.
Muso Musings will be hosted by musician and ABC Illawarra broadcaster Nick Rheinberger, who will be in conversation with one of Australia’s most prolific and esteemed writers of music biographies, Jeff Apter, in the Gallery Room, from 4–5pm.
The Southern Highlands Writers’ Festival will take place on July 12 to 14 at the Gibraltar Hotel, Bowral. For the whole program of events and information on ticketing please visit www.shwf.com.au.