Behind Queensland's Words | Writers Festival

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  • Location: Noosa Library, Noosaville 4566 Queensland
Benjamin Law

Behind Queensland’s Words: A Queensland Week Celebration is part of the Queensland Government’s Queensland Week celebrations 4-12 June 2016.

Welcome To Country
by Lyndon Davis from Gubbi Gubbi Dance troupe.
1:00pm, No bookings.

Gregg Dreise
Author and illustrator of Silly Birds, Kookoo Kookaburra and Mad Magpie, Gregg is a descendant of the Kamilaroi tribe. 
For all ages.
Free. Bookings required.

Benjamin Law
Journalist, columnist and screenwriter, Benjamin Law is the author of two books: the black comedy memoir The Family Law (2010) which has been adapted into a TV comedy for SBS and the travelogue Gaysia: Adventures in the Queer East (2012). Benjamin will share experiences from his Sunshine Coast childhood including growing up a minority, coming to terms with his identity and the reasons why he writes. 
Free. Bookings required.

Annabelle Brayley
Author of Bush Nurses, Outback Vets, Our Vietnam Nurses and a regular contributor to R.M. Williams OUTBACK magazine, Annabelle frequently tells the stories of people who live and work in the bush. Annabelle will share her background in outback Queensland, how she came to be a writer, the challenges and rewards, and some of the amazing Queenslanderrs she's written about along the way.
Free. Bookings required.

The Afterword Party
A fabulous and fun opportunity to mingle and celebrate with authors and our community. Entertainment provided by Andrea Kirwin. Light refreshments will be available.
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Free. Bookings required.

Bookings and info: 5329 6555 or

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Wallace Park, 54 Eumundi Noosa Drive, Noosaville
07 5329 6555
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