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South Coast Readers & Writers Festival 2024

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Join us in Thirroul over the weekend of 13-14 July for the 2024 South Coast Readers and Writers Festival!

With a festival line-up featuring more than 40 stellar award-winning authors, talented new voices, acclaimed poets, broadcasters and thinkers across 22 sessions, the South Coast Readers and Writers Festival promises a weekend filled with captivating stories, thought-provoking discussions, and inspiring conversations.


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Saturday 13 July

Yarning Poetry
Happy Families
The Business of Publishing
The News
Modern Fairytale
The Work
War Fiction
Wayside Chapel
Poetry Showcase

Sunday 14 July

Ways to Water
Historical Fiction
Crime Fiction
In Progress: Writing Craft
We’re with the Band
Crimes of the Cross
To Sing of War
Secrets and Justice
Coming of Age
Reading the Classics

Friday 12 July Workshop - tickets here

Stories Behind the Storyteller: Using Ancient Myth to Tell Classic Stories

Saturday 13 July FREE Young Readers & Writers Sessions

Sage and the Journey of Grief
The Quiet and the Loud

WITH Zohra Aly - Jeff Apter - Caroline Baum - Laura Brading - James Bradley - Michelle Cahill - Sarah Clutton - Shady Cosgrove - Stuart Coupe - Ellie Crookes - Emma Darragh - Winnie Dunn - Michael Earp - Helena Fox - Susannah Fullerton - Chrissy Howe - Amanda Isler - Meredith Jaffé - Julie Janson - Mitch Jennings - Yumna Kassab - Leland Keen - Dom Knight - Malcolm Knox - Suzanne Leal - Bri Lee - Joshua Lobb - Antony Loewenstein - Liv Lorkin - Anne Manne - Dinuka McKenzie - Catherine McKinnon - Judi Morison - Andy Muir - Aunty Barbara Nicholson - Sarah Nicholson - Siobhan O’Brien - Sara Saleh - Kirli Saunders - Erin Shiel - Roger Simpson - Nicole Smede - Samson Soulsby - Alana Valentine - Lauren Weber - Anne-Marie Te Whiu - Kell Woods

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The South Coast Readers and Writers Festival reserves the right to alter the program at any time, if necessary. 

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