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...]

Shelving support for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation

HANNAH SBEGHEN Young book-worms are lending a helping hand at this week’s biennial Story Arts Festival in Ipswich by swapping their old books to help the Indigenous Literacy Foundation meet its million-dollar mark. A giant bookcase will be … [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...]