Please enjoy this abridged lineup.

May 14 – 16 2021

The inaugural Kyogle Writers Festival.

Kyogle Writers Group Poets Breakfast

Writing for the Media with Graeme Gibson

Kyogle Writers Festival Presents Alison Gibbs

Poetry on the Verandah presents David Hallett

The Kyogle Writers Festival presents Stuart Rees
Featuring: Stuart Rees & Dr Richard Hil

Children’s Story, Rhyme and Picture Time
Featuring: Hot potato, hot potato

Poetry on the Verandah presents Stuart Cooke
Featuring: Barnaby Smith

Kyogle Writers Festival presents How Local Histories Shape Country Australia
Featuring: Rob Garbutt, Jo Kijas, Andrew Johnston and anchored by Graeme Gibson

How to Create Strong Character and Voice in Young Adult Writing with Lynette Loundsbury

Nail Your Story and Your Pitch with Laurel Cohn

Songwriting with Thor Phillips and Brendan Smoother

Kyogle Writers Festival presents Scott Bevan Taking it Slowly –
Journeys on Water and in Words
Featuring: Dr Kevin Markwell

Lucky Dip with Frank and Kaity
Frank Lopez and Kaitlyn Sawrey of F+K Media

Poetry On the Verandah Presents Barnaby Smith
Featuring: Stuart Cooke

‘Gondwana Burning’ with Anastasia Guise

Kyogle Writers Festival presents Melissa Lucashenko
Featuring: Dr Lynda Hawryluk

‘Night Train to Varanasi’ with Sean Doyle and Anna Foss Doyle

Jasper St Aubyn West

Family History with Cheryl Matthews

How to Run a Writing Group

Kyogle Writers Festival presents Mandy Beaumont
Featuring: Lynette Lounsbury

Writing Children’s Stories with Gwen Gray

Creative Nonfiction with Graeme Gibson

Poetry with Vince Stead

Byron Writers Festival StoryBoard

Kyogle Writers Festival presents Daniel Browning: First Nations
Featuring: Nardi Simpson, Mykaela Saunders, Lisa Fuller, and Ellen van Neerven

The Kyogle Writers Festival presents In Kyogle Tonight
Featuring: Odette Nettleton, Alexandra Hudson, Ting Lim, the Barkers Vale Boys, Mandy Beaumont and Susanna Freymark.

Morning Yoga Flow with Mikala Maloney

The Anti-Violence Alliance presents Women to the Front
Featuring: Mirandi Riwoe, Laura Elvery, Kristina Olsson and anchor Belinda Eslick.

Children’s Bookmaking with Sarah Daley

Surviving the Amazon Ecosystem with Tim Cadman

Poetry On the Verandah presents The Flamingo Writer’s Salon
Featuring: Zoë Richards & Andy Spencer

Kyogle Writers Festival presents Writing Place in the Country
Featuring: Scott Bevan, Jessie Cole, Hayley Katzen, and anchored by Jarrah Dundler

Writing from Place – Awakening Historical Imagination with Katinka Smit

Narrative Podcasting with Kaitlyn Sawrey and Frank Lopez

Flash Fiction – Powerful Stories in Tiny Word Counts
with Dettra Rose

Poetry On the Verandah presents Ellen van Neerven

Get your kids to love books with Bob and Kate Brace

Home Recording with Thor Phillips

Body Self Care with Dr Shannon Apps (Registered Osteopath)

Everything You Ever Said by Nick Kelly

Kyogle Writers Festival presents Writing in the Face of a Collapsing Climate
Featuring: Lisa Walker, Stuart Cooke, Linda Woodrow, and anchored by Tim Cadman

Bec Tapscott and The Occasional Studio present Art and Advocacy
in the Country
Featuring: Christabel Strehle, Andrew Johnston, Stuart Rees and Luke Vassella

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