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2018 Festival
14-16 September

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Congratulations Adam Thompson!

Many congratulations to one of this year's guest writers, local author Adam Thompson, one of the 10 inaugural recipients of the 2018 Next Chapter grants for developing writers. https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2018/10/01/116341/inaugural-recipients-of-the-next-chapter-mentorship-and-funding-initiative-announced/

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So pleased you enjoyed yourself, Lyndon!

We've received some wonderful compliments about this year's festival from both writers and patrons, and we appreciate them all! https://cbcatas.blogspot.com/2018/10/words-by-riverside-some-thoughts-on.html?fbclid=IwAR3JA1GHORoI-beL_SA4MLHLrJ3ADR1sZELmglDo4Dkd4XRbbotQXZ5Pkuk

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Festival endorsements – always great to receive

The importance of books and writing is a given for all those who organise or go to writers festivals, but it's always good to have endorsements such as this one from the CBCA (Childrens Book Council of Australia) https://cbcatas.blogspot.com/2018/10/the-power-of-good-book.html

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It’s a wrap for Festival 2018!

Our third festival is over and we hope you had as much fun as those of us on the committee did! Yes, it was hard work, and the pace was sometimes fast and furious. And yes, the weather could have…

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Who decides? Ending life, or ending suffering?

There's no denying the reality of death and taxes, and as the cliché says, none of us will escape either. We can take a bit more control of the former though according to two of our festival guests, both medical…

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