Eyre Writers Week Launch and Competition Awards Ceremony

Official launch of the inaugural Eyre Writers Week, including announcement of Eyre Writers Awards competition winners. Refreshments provided.

When: Saturday 22nd April 2017

Where: Beer Garden Brewery, Port Lincoln

Time: 1-2pm

Diane Hester BOOK LAUNCH: Hit & Run

Join Daphne du Maurier Award finalist, Diane Hester, in launching her latest domestic thriller, Hit and Run. Music and light refreshments provided. Books sold and signed by author.

When: Sunday 23rd April 2017

Where: Port Lincoln Library

Time: 2-4pm

BOOK LOVERS QUIZ NIGHT - Presented by Eyre Writers

Register your team to test your knowledge of authors, books, famous literary characters, and the films and TV shows they inspired. Spot prizes throughout the evening. Nibbles, tea and coffee provided. Other drinks available for purchase. Maximum of 8 people per team. Limited places and booking essential.

When: Sunday 23rd April 217

Where: Port Lincoln Hotel Ballroom

Time: 7-9pm

NOVEL WRITING WORKSHOP: Write the Book You'd Love to Read - Diane Hester

Port Lincoln author, Diane Hester, guides participants in discovering the elements of story with the deepest personal significance for them, and then working those elements into a new and original plot. Includes morning tea.

When: Monday 24th April 2017

Where: MEDIA ROOM Nautilus Arts Centre - Port Lincoln

Time: 10am - 12pm

WORKSHOP: Poetry Writing with Manal Younus

Published poet and two time National Poetry Slam Finalist Manal Younus will take participants on a quest to find the stories within themselves. The session will explore how we create ourselves and our identities by the stories that we hear and the stories that we tell. The session will include writing triggers, experimentation with different poetic devices and methods of story telling. 
http://www.manalyounuspoetry.com/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQtgpNZn7IM

When: Monday 24th April 2017

Where: MEDIA ROOM Nautilus Arts Centre - Port Lincoln

Time: 1-3pm

WORKSHOP: Poetry Performance with Manal Younus

This workshop is a sequel to the poetry writing workshop. Here participants will do theatre and vocal exercises, focus on body language and other elements of performance and expression to bring their writing to life for an audience. 

Links to videos of Manal’s work are below 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=biu7yiNzRZI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Gmt_-Zz2Kg

When: Monday 24th April 2017

Where: MEDIA ROOM Nautilus Arts Centre - Port Lincoln

Time: 3.30-5.30pm

WORKSHOP: Working with Words (Session 1) by Cameron Raynes

University of SA lecturer Dr Cameron Raynes, anthropologist, film-maker, published author and short story award winner, will share his knowledge of writing for beginners to more advanced, including writing on indigenous issues. He will cover different topics in his two sessions. Tea and coffee provided.

Where: Nautilus Arts Centre Media Room

When: Tuesday 25 April 

Time: 1-3pm

WORKSHOP: Working with Words (Session 2) with Cameron Raynes

University of SA lecturer Dr Cameron Raynes, anthropologist, film-maker, published author and short story award winner, will share his knowledge of writing for beginners to more advanced, including writing on indigenous issues. He will cover different topics in his two sessions. Tea and coffee provided.

Where: Nautilus Arts Centre Media Room

When: Tuesday 25 April

Time: 3.30-5.30pm

Bill "Swampy" Marsh: AUTHOR TALK AND PERFORMANCE

Join best-selling Outback short-story and song writer Bill Marsh, for a fun night of music, song and readings. Bill will have copies of his books available for purchase and signing. Includes light supper.

When: Tuesday April 25th 2017

Where: Beer Garden Brewing - 28 London Street, Port Lincoln

Time: 7-9pm

 

 

WORKSHOP: Short Story Writing with Bill "Swampy" Marsh

Outback short story author Bill 'Swampy' Marsh gives a presentation on writing as a career. A hands-on workshop incorporating structure of short stories, beginnings and endings. Includes imaginative exercises in the effective uses of dialogue and characterisation.

Morning tea, light lunch and afternoon tea included.

When: Wednesday 26th April 2017

Where: Nautilus Arts Centre Media Room - Port Lincoln

Time: 10am - 4pm

PRESENTATION: Self-Publishing Made Easy with Mary Gudzenovs

Got a book you'd like to publish? Join Port Lincoln self-publishing expert, Mary Gudzenovs for an overview of the self publishing process. Following her talk, Mary will set up appointments for FREE one-to-one consultation sessions on works in progress.

When: Wednesday 26th April 2017

Where: Nautilus Arts Centre Media Room - Port Lincoln

Time: 6-9pm

BOOK LAUNCH: 175 Years: A Pictorial History of Port Lincoln by Mary Gudzenovs - Beer Garden Brewing

Local historian, Mary Gudzenovs, will launch her much-anticipated pictorial history of Port Lincoln. Pre-ordered books available for collection and a limited number of books available for purchase. 

When:  Wednesday 22nd April 2017

Where: Media Room, Nautilus Theatre

Time: 6-8pm

**Please note that this is a change in date to the original advertised date/time due book release issues. We apologise for any inconvenience**

NOVEL WRITING WORKSHOP: Treat Backstory Like a Pungent Spice - Rowena Holloway and Sandy Vaile

Backstory is like a flavour you can’t quite pick, lurking in the layers of your curry. You know it’s there and it enhances your efforts, but it’s intangible and fleeting. Learn how to infuse backstory into your novel without sacrificing pace or suspense in this jointly-run workshop by authors Rowena Holloway and Sandy Vaile. Includes morning tea.

When: Thursday 27th April 2017

Where: Nautilus Arts Centre Media Room - Port Lincoln

Time: 9am - 12pm

AUTHOR TALK: Fractured Families. Killer Secrets

Join Ned Kelly Award nominated author, Rowena Holloway, for an hour of readings from and discussion about her suspense novels and anthology of short stories. Plus a sneak preview of her up-coming novel, Ashes To Ashes. Includes light refreshments.

When: Thursday 27th April 2017

Where: Port Lincoln Library

Time: 2-4pm

AUTHOR TALK AND Q&A SESSION AT CUMMINS with Tricia Stringer, Rowena Holloway, Sandy Vaile & Diane Hester

Tricia Stringer, Rowena Holloway, Sandy Vaile and Diane Hester give a combined presentation speaking about their books, the writing life, and their journeys to publication. Come armed with questions for the Q&A session afterwards. Refreshments provided. Free - RSVP Jeannie May on 8676 2476. Seating limited.

When: Thursday 27th April 2017

Where: Cummins Library

Time: 7-9pm

AUTHOR PANEL DISCUSSION: How Do They Do It? with Bill Marsh, Tricia Stringer, Rowena Holloway, Sandy Vaile & Diane Hester

Ever wonder how different authors tackle the challenges of writing their novels? Join authors Bill Marsh, Tricia Stringer, Rowena Holloway, Sandy Vaile and Diane Hester for a fascinating exploration of their unique approaches to the novel-writing process. Join in the question-and-answer session included. Tea and coffee provided.

When: Friday 28th April 2017

Where: Port Lincoln Library

Time: 10am - 12pm

WORKSHOP - Kids Working with Words

Word play is important when you're learning to write, so this workshop will be hands-on fun about words. They say the pen is mightier than the sword, and in the world of social media and the internet, now perhaps more than ever.

Presented by Vanessa Forsyth, who leads the Eyre Youth Writing group, this session is going to be fun filled. Water and some fresh fruit will be supplied to keep young minds thinking. Adults are welcome to join in with their children.

When: Friday 28th April 2017

Where: Youth Tee-pee (tent) on the Foreshore

Time: 10am-12pm

AUTHOR TALK: Persistence and the Road to Success with Sandy Vaile

Romantic suspense author, Sandy Vaile, discusses her journey to publication, the importance of persistence for an author, and dealing with those 'little surprises' along the way. Afternoon tea provided.

When: Friday 28th April 2017

Where: Port Lincoln Library

Time: 2-4pm

 

 

BOOK LAUNCH: Jewel In The North with Tricia Stringer

Join award-winning rural romance author Tricia Stringer in launching her breathtaking historical family saga, Jewel In The North. Books available for purchase, signed by author. Supper provided.

When: Friday 28th April 2017

Where: Nautilus Arts Centre Rotary Gallery - Port Lincoln

Time: 7-9pm

 

MEET THE AUTHOR BOOK SIGNING - Presented by Eyre Writers

 Chat one-to-one with visiting and local authors over a cuppa and some light refreshments. Books on sale, signed by authors - or bring your own for the author to sign. Free entry for readers - Authors wishing to sell/promote their books $15 per table with bookings essential.  Authors: Book a table via eyrewritersgroup@gmail.com

When: Saturday 29th April 2017

Where: Port Lincoln Hotel Ballroom

Time: 10am - 2pm

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