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UQP authors at Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival
14 May – 16 May
Margaret River, WA

UQP authors at Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival

The Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival is the flagship annual literature event of Arts Margaret River. It is the biggest regional literary event in Western Australia and aims to foster a love of literature and the arts within the community.

Join UQP authors Adam Thompson, Chris Flynn and Evelyn Araluen for their upcoming appearances at the festival.

Short and Sweet

Saturday 15th May, 2.00pm – 3.00pm. Tickets: $10.00

We explore the exciting genre of the short story through the eyes and imaginations of Adam Thompson, Elizabeth Tan and Barry Divola. Hosted by Maddie Godfrey.

A Mammoth end to the day

Saturday 15th May, 4.30pm – 5.30pm. Tickets: $10.00

Join author Chris Flynn and presenter Tim Baker, for an unforgettable and thought-provoking discussion about Mammoth.

Planet SOS

Sunday 16th May, 12.00noon – 1.15pm. Tickets: $20.00

Join presenter Will Yeoman, author and activist Bob Brown, authors Jonica Newby and Adam Thompson and poet Caitlin Maling as they explore the current climate crisis, share political and cultural views and look at our hopes for the future and a positive call to action to save the planet.

New Poetic Worlds

Sunday 16th May, 10.45am – 11.45am. Tickets: $10.00

Join our expert panel for an honest and no holes barred discussion on the rise of poetry, why they write verse and what they feel the future holds for this exciting genre. Presented by Maddie Godfrey with poets Evelyn Araluen, Caitlin Maling and Emily Sun.

The View from Country

Sunday 16th May, 2.00pm – 3.15pm. Tickets: $20.00

Join Presenter Cassie Lynch in discussion with Dr Robert Issacs, Karen Wyld, Evelyn Araluen and Adam Thompson to discuss how Indigenous-authored works are a vital part of truth-telling.

For more festival details please visit the MRRWF program.