Bookings essential. Limited seating will be available but cannot be reserved.
Arrive 6.45pm for a 7pm start.
Join creative couple Graeme Simsion (The Rosie Project) and Anne Buist (This I Would Kill For) as they chat with Nicholas Brasch about the romantic novel they have written together, Two Steps Forward.
This smart, funny book is about renewal—physical, psychological and spiritual. It’s about the challenge of walking a long distance and of working out where you are going. And it’s about what you decide to keep, what you choose to leave behind and what you rediscover.
Join Melanie Cheng (Australia Day) for Stereo Stories, a concert celebration of writing, music and memoir. Some of Australia's leading writers will narrate their short stories, based around a song, while the Stereo Stories band plays. Melanie will appear with Arnold Zable, Tony Birch, Jenny Valentish, Danny Katz, and Andy Griffiths.
Join Arnold Zable (Café Scheherazade, The Fig Tree) for Stereo Stories, a concert celebration of writing, music and memoir. Some of Australia's leading writers will narrate their short stories, based around a song, while the Stereo Stories band plays. Arnold will appear with Melanie Cheng, Tony Birch, Jenny Valentish, Danny Katz, and Andy Griffiths.
In celebration of the Queenscliff Low Light Festival, hear award-winning crime writer Garry Disher, author of the Wyatt thrillers and the Peninsula Crimes series, discuss his latest release, Under the Cold Bright Lights.
This event is on the first floor, up a flight of stairs.
Join Gail for a conversation with Tanya Dalziell, Professor of English and Cultural Studies at the University of Western Australia.
Staying is a searing memoir by acclaimed novelist Jessie Cole, about surviving personal tragedy and finding a place to heal. Her highly praised novels, Darkness on the Edge of Town and Deeper Water, explore similar themes, but it is this, her own powerful storyfilled with profound wisdom and redemptive beauty, that she has been longing to write.