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Making The Invisible, Visible.

The launch of Avery McDougall’s debut young adult fiction novel ‘Invisibly Grace’ was an enjoyable and thought-provoking evening hosted by the Tamar Valley Writers Festival at Petrarch’s Bookshop, attended by headspace Launceston. McDougall was presented in conversation with local literary…

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The Making of a Magpie: Writing Tamar The Thief

Tamar the Thief is an e-book that was commissioned and created by the Tamar Valley Writers Festival to be shared for free with schools, families and readers everywhere. The project was the vision of the festival’s artistic director Georgie Todman,…

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Congratulations to Kyle Perry!

Congratulations to Kyle Perry on the exciting news that his best-selling debut crime novel, The Bluffs, has been optioned to become a TV series by First Option Pictures. Kyle is a Tasmanian author who was a 'full house' drawcard at…

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Sally Wise event celebrating new cookbook

The Tamar Valley Writers Festival and the National Book Council Tasmania invite you to join Tasmanian author and cook Sally Wise and veteran radio presenter Chris Wisbey in celebrating the release of Sally's new book, The Comfort Bake (Murdoch Books). Food…

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Tamar Valley Storytellers: Ian Kennedy Williams

Ian Kennedy Williams is the author of three novels and four collections of short stories. He has also written for the stage and worked on film and TV initiatives for Screen Australia and Screen Queensland. His work has garnered numerous…

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Tamar Valley Storytellers: Julian Burgess

Julian Burgess is the author of nine non-fiction books including Holyman's Of Bass Strait: Shipping and Aviation Pioneers of Australia; Home of Peace, The Eskleigh Story; The Tamar Yacht Club, a history of sailing in Launceston from 1837; A Woman…

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