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Tamar Valley Storytellers: Nancy Corbett

Nancy Corbett was born in Canada in 1944. She has attained her B.A. and M.A. in English Literature from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver before moving to Australia in 1973. Nancy has since published two novels, several non-fiction…

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Tamar Valley Storytellers: Cameron Hindrum

Cameron Hindrum lives, writes and works in Launceston. He has published a novel, two collections of poetry and had two plays professionally performed in Tasmania. He recently completed a Doctorate of Creative Arts through the University of Wollongong, and is…

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Tamar Valley Storytellers: Yvonne Gluyas

As well as being an Australian Poetry Slam coordinator, Yvonne Gluyas is an active member of the Tasmanian Poetry Festival, Toastmasters International and the Society of Women Writers Tasmania. After gaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from the University of…

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Tamar Valley Storytellers: Shirley Patton

Dr Shirley Patton grew up in outback Western Australia and now lives with her partner in wine-growing country overlooking the beautiful Tamar River, Northern Tasmania. She left an academic career as a social work lecturer and published researcher on family…

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New Tamar Valley Storytellers series

We are a region rich with talent! The Tamar Valley is not only abundant with wineries and sweeping water vistas, it is a place that cultivates great storytelling. To acknowledge this, the Tamar Valley Writers Festival is profiling some of…

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Flanagan talks in Launceston this Saturday

Richard Flanagan’s latest book, an exposé of the salmon farming industry, has sparked heated debate in Tasmania and around the country since its release just three days ago. Toxic: The Rotting Underbelly of the Tasmanian Salmon Industry is a powerful…

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