Mayor, George Seymour, will officially launch A Dawn with no Birdsong in the Federation Room at the Brolga Theatre on November, 17th. The afternoon will commence at 1.30 pm with a full program of video presentations, author’s talk and book reading, followed by the book signing
Where: Brolga Theatre and Convention Centre
When: Saturday 17 November, 1:30 pm
Join us at Riverbend on Friday 16th November at 6.30pm to hear David Marr speak about his new collection of stories, essays and speeches, My Country.
Where: Riverbend Books
When: Friday 16 November, 6:30pm
Join us for the second annual Sunshine Writers Retreat! You’ll enjoy 3.5 days in the gorgeous Sunshine Coast Hinterland where you’ll learn from some of Australia’s foremost authors, illustrators, publishers, agents and guest speakers. Spend time networking, sharing, learning, soaking up the atmosphere, being inspired and motivated to create. You’ll love this retreat so much, you’ll never want to go home!
Where: Montville Country Cabins
When: Thursday 15 – 19 November
Cost: $1390 – $1890
Bri Lee is in-conversation with multi-award winning historian and author Clare Wright for the launch of You Daughters of Freedom: The Australians Who Won the Vote and Inspired the World.
Where: Avid Reader Bookshop
When: Monday 12 November, 6pm
Welcome to our monthly pen and calligraphy meeting at Cafe on Cusack (Jimboomba). We will be talking about paper, ink, drawing, calligraphy, and everything else about pens.
Where: Cafe On Cusack
When: Friday 9 November , 1pm
Join us at Riverbend on Friday 9th November as local author Kristina Olsson speaks to us about her beautiful new novel, Shell.
Where: Riverbend Books
When: Friday 9 November, 6:30pm
Hachette Australia, in conjunction with St Rita’s College and Riverbend Books present: Jessica Townsend and the official Queensland launch of Wundersmith The Calling of Morrigan Crow. Meet the acclaimed author of the award-winning and record-breaking Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow.
Where: St Rita’ s College
When: Thursday 8 November, 4:30pm
Join Stephanie as she sits down with a special guest host to discuss her new book, The Cook’s Apprentice. Hear insights into her recipes, food tips and how even a food novice can create magic in the kitchen.
Where: Powerhouse Theatre
When: Thursday 8 November, 7pm
Playlab’s Annual Trivia Night, Spelling Bee and Bake Sale is a chance to amaze your friends and co-workers with your expertise on weird topics you’re obsessively nerdy about, and to prove just how trivial you really are. Not academically robust enough for you? We’ve got that covered. How about taking on the world’s toughest intellectual pursuit, the Spelling Bee.
Where: Ashgrove Bowls Club
When: Saturday 3rd November, 7:30pm
Cost: $50 per person
Ben Hobson, author of To Become a Whale, will equip you with a different type of creative process, one that just might help you break through that self-doubt wall and enjoy the creative grapes on the other side.
Where: North Lakes Community Centre
When: Saturday 3 November, 10am