Friday 8 to Sunday 10 May 2020
The Memo, Healesville Library (and other venues), Healesville Victoria
The inaugural Yarra Valley Writers Festival is an immersive weekend celebration of books, words and ideas. Guests include Helen Garner and David Williamson. Early bird tickets are now on sale.
There is a Mother’s Day literary lunch on the Sunday and on the evening of Saturday May 9, Clare Bowditch will immerse the audience in her stories of childhood, growing up and becoming a musician through song and engaging narrative based on her bestselling memoir Your Own Kind of Girl.
Debra Oswald will be in-conversation with Clare. Debra is a playwright, screenwriter and novelist, a two-time winner of the NSW Premier’s Literary Award and creator of the TV series Offspring – the very show that Clare was once nominated for a Logie Award in 2012.
There are also umbrella events at YAVA or TarraWarra Museum of Art.
Key festival personnel include:
- Brook Powell – Festival Director
- Hannie Rayson – Festival Programming
- Michael Veitch – Festival Ambassador
- Verso Books – Festival Bookseller
Details and ticket sales at https://www.yarravalleywritersfestival.com/