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Sunday 30 October 2011

Event: The 3rd Annual Sutherland Shire Writers' Festival

The 3rd Annual Sutherland Shire Writers' Festival

Sunday 13 November 2011

Gymea Community Centre
39 Gymea Bay Rd, Gymea 

Are you a writer? Or an avid reader?

Would you like to learn more about the craft of writing from some of Australia's most talented authors and editors? Registrations for the 3rd Annual Sutherland Shire Writers' Festival are now open.

There will be author talks, workshops, book sales and signings by Olympian/author Lisa Forrest, award-winning author Ursula Dubosarsky and comedian/author Oliver Phommavanh.

Award-winning local author/illustrator Emma Quay will also be launching her newest picture book, Nudie Rudie.

Sue Whiting, editor at Walker Books Australia and Ali Lavau, freelance editor for many of Australia's biggest publishers, will be providing 30-minute Publishing Consultations and we will also be having a 'Pitch Your Manuscript' Session which will be open to all attendees. The panel will give professional feedback and a $100 prize will be awarded to the best pitch.

It's sure to be a fun and informative day! For more information, visit the website for more.

Oliver Phommavanh

Frances Watts

Sue Whiting

Lisa Forrest

Ursula Dubosarsky