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Mandurah Readers and Writers Festival 2018

Wed 22 & Thu 23 August 2018

Presented by: Mandurah Libraries

Venue: Mandurah Performing Arts Centre

The Mandurah Readers & Writers Festival aims to bring readers together with authors and engage in conversations around books. This year the festival is pleased to present established and upcoming WA Authors.

Wednesday events:

Meet Liz Byrski & Amanda Curtin

Join two of Western Australia's most respected writers at the opening event of the festival.

Wednesday, August 22 from 10am – 11.30am

Meet Michelle Johnston

Author of Dustfall (UWA Publishing).

Wednesday, August 22 from 1pm – 2.30pm

Meet Carrie Cox

Author of Afternoons with Harvey Beam (Fremantle Press).

Wednesday, August 22 from 3pm – 4.30pm

Pyjama Party!

Bring the whole family along to enjoy a light supper and crafts from 5pm, followed by Stories on Stage at 6pm.

Wednesday, August 22 from 5pm – 7pm

Thursday events:

Meet Louise Allan

Author of The Sisters' Song (Allen & Unwin).

Thursday, August 23 from 10am – 11.30am

Meet Dervla McTiernan

Author of The Ruin (Harper Collins).

Thursday, August 23 from 1pm – 2.30pm

Meet Laurie Steed

Author of You Belong Here (Margaret River Press).

Thursday, August 23 from 3pm – 4.30pm

Women of a Certain Age

With guests Jodie Moffat, Susan Laura Sullivan and Maria Scoda discussing Women of a Certain Age (Fremantle Press). In this anthology fifteen voices recount what it is like to be a woman on the other side of 40. These are stories of identity and survival, and a celebration of getting older and wiser, and becoming more certain of who you are and where you want to be.

Thursday, August 23 from 6pm – 8pm

Booking Information

All events are FREE to attend but bookings are essential.

Phone: 9550 3650



Contact information for Mandurah Libraries:

Festival co-ordinator: Cathy Puzey


Phone: (08) 9550 3650


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