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...]

Writer’s festival event puts focus on ecology

Author Darryl Jones

ISABELLA CHENG The Brisbane Writers Festival is back this week, bringing literary fans in touch with more than 200 international and local writers through a series of special events held around Brisbane. This year’s festival theme is “what the … [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...]

Brisbane Writers Festival returns for the 54th time

LIZ CALLIGEROS   Brisbane's annual Writers Festival returns this week to explore ideas of identity, creativity and imagination through conversation panels and debate powered by the year's best writing. The five day festival is an annual … [Read more...]

Brisbane Writers Festival opens doors

DANIEL WASSENAAR The Brisbane Writers Festival opened its doors today to reading and writing enthusiasts from all over Australia. Festival director and CEO Julie Beveridge said the festival was more than just an expert on a stage talking at … [Read more...]

Reprogramming your mind

TESS BROOKS On a hot spring morning in the beginning of September, New Zealand writer Kate De Goldi speaks at the State Library of Queensland about her 25-year-old daughter's progression in the world of construction and her recent nomination … [Read more...]

Writers Festival reaches final chapter

TESS BROOKS The Brisbane Writer’s Festival (BWF) wrapped up on Monday after a week of events and talks by a talented collection of authors and illustrators. BWF director and CEO Kate Eltham said the festival kicked off last Wednesday with 'Word … [Read more...]