2018 Festival
14-16 September

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Tim Winton – Podcast of his recent presentation on ‘toxic masculinity’

For those who were unable to attend Tim's presentation held recently at Launceston's Tramsheds, or who are keen to hear it again, here's the link to the freely available podcast. With thanks to Penguin, and The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/australia-books-blog/audio/2018/apr/09/tim-winton-on-men-and-writing-with-my-heart-in-my-mouth-behind-the-lines-podcast

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Does this sound like you?

An exciting new opportunity exists for a Festival Coordinator at Tamar Valley Writers Festival. The 2018 Festival will run from Friday 14 to Sunday 16 September at the Aspect Tamar Valley Resort at Grindelwald in the heart of the Tamar…

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Only one more sleep before Tim Winton arrives in Launceston!

Preparations all in hand for Tim Winton's visit tomorrow. Lovely article in today's Examiner newspaper which has prompted another flurry of ticket sales. Hoping for a sellout so if you've yet to secure yours, don't delay another minute! http://www.examiner.com.au/story/5298298/tim-winton-to-host-workshop-on-toxic-masculinity-in-launceston/?cs=95

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Tim Winton interview on ABC RN’s Bookshelf program

Only a week to go before Tim Winton comes to Launceston for a special presentation event as part of the national tour to promote his latest novel, 'The Shepherd's Hut'. Tim was interviewed on RN's Bookshelf program today, but if…

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Tim Winton’s Launceston visit

There are less than two weeks to go before Tim Winton comes to Launceston on the Tasmanian leg of his national tour to promote his latest novel, The Shepherd's Hut. Don't leave it too late to buy your ticket to…

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Tender Hearts, Sons of Brutes: Tim Winton on lost boys and toxic masculinity

Acclaimed Australian author Tim Winton is coming to Launceston to deliver a powerful meditation on lost boys and the riptide of toxic masculinity. The hour-long exclusive event will feature a specially commissioned soundscape, and stunning photographic interludes, as Winton explores…

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