Geoffrey Robertson opens Brisbane Writers Festival

Geoffrey Robertson Brisbane Writers Festival

JARED PRESTWIDGE The Brisbane Writers Festival kicked off at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre last night with an address by Geoffrey Robertson QC. The event, which runs until September 9, features both local and international … [Read more...]

Nick Earls returns as writers festival key speaker

JARED PRESTWIDGE Despite being the author of 26 books with two feature film adaptations, Nick Earls is still a home town guy. Known across Australia for his novels 48 Shades of Brown and Zigzag Street, the dry wit that runs through these works … [Read more...]

Local bars use trivia events to draw in regulars

Kyle van Beurden at Oxford 152

JARED PRESTWIDGE Each year new bars, pubs, and taverns pop up around Brisbane, hoping to carve their own slice out of the local bar scene. This growth in numbers naturally brings a growth in competition, leading many establishments to look for … [Read more...]