By Charlotte Callander
Aspiring writers, get out your pencils! Australia’s fastest growing literary event is here again. Whether you’re a novelist, a poet, a journalist, a blogger, a playwright, a songwriter or a horse of a different colour, The Emerging Writers’ Festival is for you. With more than 350 writers participating in over 50 exciting events such as workshops, readings, panels and discussions, writers and readers of allsorts will get the chance to absorb themselves in a myriad of activities pertaining to the written word.
Guest authors will be in full attendance including the likes of award-winning journalist Anita Sethi, Fiona McGregor (Indelible Ink, 2011 Age Book of the Year), comedian Lawrence Leung and novelist Emily Maguire. There will be oodles of chances for writers to get together including the prominent Melbourne Town Hall Writers’ Conference, as well as invaluable insider industry workshops and masterclasses. It’s all happening, so prepare to scribble your heart out!
Prices vary. Check out the chockablock festival calendar for more info.
Sat 21st feb – Sun 16th aug
Heide Museum of Modern Art
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