Orange Readers and Writers Festival

Looking up Cr Ron Gander, Jan Richards and Kathy Snowball (Small)

A great line up of new and experienced writers will be in Orange for the Readers and Writers Festival on 21 and 22 July at the Hotel Canobolas. Guest speakers are author Amanda Hampson, Better Reading’s Cheryl Akle, Miles Franklin Literary Award judge Richard Neville, new author Annette Janic, historian Catherine Bishop, ABC TV presenter and author Julia Baird, and Miles Franklin award winning author Sofie Laguna.

The Festival also includes a day-long event with the History Council of NSW on historical storytelling, a memoir writing workshop with Amanda Hampson and the announcement of the Banjo Paterson Writing Award winners. Click here for the program and registration form.

Pictured are Council’s Services Policy Chair Cr Ron Gander, Central West Libraries Manager Jan Richards and Orange Regional Arts Foundation President Kathy Snowball with the Festival programs.

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