Friday 8 August 2008

Tropical Writers Festival

Writing nuts, and those that love them, will want to be part of the upcoming Tropical Writers Festival at the end of August.

There'll be free public events on the Sunday at 10.30am at Shangri-La Hotel. You need to register for workshops.
Festival MC will be Patricia Ryan, who will be joined by a line up of local wordsmiths...
- Eileen Rothwell, features Editor of The Cairns Post, Weekender.
Nick Earls author of ZigZag Street and 48 Shades of Brown
- Angela Murphy, local writer The Boathouse
- Paul Dymond, Australian Society of Travel Writers
- Sonja Anderson, photojournalist
- Alan Hudson, former Cairns Post editor (1974-91)
- Paul Oliveri, northern correspondent for rural magazines and newspapers.
- Louis Simon, written for video, South African TV
- Ravenshoe Writers Group
- Hazel Menehira, author of Fingertips oral resource books,poetry short stories.
- David Reiter, multi-award-winning author, and Director of IP, Brisbane publisher

More info? Contact the festival!

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