Terror Australis Readers and Writers Festival #TAF2019
Murder She Wrote, 31 Oct – 3 Nov 2019, Huon Valley
Join us at Halloween 2019 for Murder She Wrote, a celebration of women writers of crime fiction past and present.
Featuring Tara Moss, Kerry Greenwood, Sulari Gentill and Angela Savage, we have a panellist line-up to die for and a four day program jam-packed with incisive panels, grave workshops and deadly festivities.
Set in the historic village of Cygnet, filled with the finest victi…ah, victuals the Huon Valley has to offer, #TAF2019 is your chance to explore dangerous stories, expand your nefarious knowledge and connect through wicked words.
Emerging Writers’ Festival
Mon 24 June, 10AM-4PM, The Wheeler Centre Performance Space
Masterclass: Writing Crime
10.15am Keynote: Conventions of Crime
Angela Savage takes us on a whirlwind tour through the most notable subgenres, tropes and conventions of the crime genre and how to work with them. The perfect introduction for new conspirators, and an engaging refresher for long-standing crime aficionados.
Bookings here. EWF19 program here.
Woodend Winter Arts Festival
Mon 10 June (public holiday), 2.00-3.00pm
Woodend Community Centre
30 Years of Victorian Writing
A stellar line up of award winning Victorian writers, Mark Brandi, Kelly Gardiner, Eliza Henry-Jones and Robert Gott, help to celebrate 30 years of Writers Victoria. Across a range of genres the authors talk about their books and read extracts. A veritable feast! Book here. Full program here.
Queenscliffe Literary Festival
Sat 18 May, 2.00-3.00pm, Queenscliff Town Hall
Leading the renaissance in Australian crime writing, Michael Robotham (The Other Wife), Emma Viskic (And Fire Came Down) and Mark Brandi (The Rip) are killing it!
Facilitator: Angela Savage
Book here. Full program here.
Beyond the Page – 9th National Editors Conference, Melbourne
Guest speaker, Opening event
Thurs 9 May, 9.00AM, Pullman Melbourne On the Park, 192 Wellington Parade
‘Great Moments in Editing’ – exploring great moments in literature when editors saved the day.
Conference details here.
Author Encounter: Mark Brandi – The Rip
Wednesday 13 March, 6.30-7.30pm, Geelong Library & Heritage Centre
Don’t miss rising star of Australian literature and author of the gritty urban crime novel THE RIP Mark Brandi in conversation with Writers Victoria Director Angela Savage.
Adelaide Writers Week
Sat 2 March, 9.30am, West Stage, Pioneer Women’s Memorial Garden
In Stephanie Bishop’s Man Out of Time, Stella carefully navigates through her father’s mental illness, living in a world of constant unease. In Exploded View, Carrie Tiffany tells of a young girl whose life fills with violent risk when her mother moves her new boyfriend into the family home. These taut novels of dread and darkness are written with exemplary control and spare beauty by two of Australia’s most accomplished novelists.
Chair: Angela Savage