Far-Flung Festivals

Early 2003 will see Writers' Festivals in both Perth and Tasmania, with strong genre showings at both.

Perth's Festival, Beyond the Page: A Celebration of Thought, is part of the annual International Arts Festival and will take place on two consecutive weekends February 0809 and February 1516. Interstate visitors including Sean Williams will join Western Australians including Tess Williams, Grant Stone and John Long at a variety of locations around the Perth Cultural Centre for four days of discussions, panels, workshops and readings.

The Tasmanian Readers' and Writers' Festival, organised by the Tasmanian Writers' Centre, will take place between 23-March and 06-April, and involve events "in Bridport, Burnie, Hobart, Launceston, Meander Valley, St Helens, the westcoast, Wynyard, and more". Guests include the continent-spanning Sean Williams, Maxine McArthur, Kate Forsyth, Dirk Flinthart, Marianne de Pierres, Marele Day, Cory Daniells and Tansy Rayner Roberts.

(Monday, January 13 @ 10:24:17 WST)

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