With just over two months until the 12th Bellingen Readers & Writers Festival begins with a bang, the author announcements keep coming!
As ever, our mission (should you choose to accept it) is to bring to Bellingen the most engaging, entertaining and – particularly important – the most varied conversations about literature, life, and everything in between.
As we move ever-closer to our program launch (not long to go now!), please welcome our third round of guests…
Paul is an author and journalist, whose second novel, A Country of Eternal Light, has been released to wide acclaim. He was deputy editor of The Conversation (Australia) and a senior writer and features editor at the Herald newspaper group (UK).
Peter FitzSimons is a well-respected columnist for The Sydney Morning Herald and Sun-Herald, speaks four languages, has played rugby for Australia, co-hosted radio shows with Mike Carlton and Doug Mulray, interviewed famous people around the globe, was the Chair of the Australian Republican Movement, and has written dozens of best-selling books.
Natalie Isaacs is the founder of 1 Million Women, a global movement of women and girls who take practical action to fight dangerous climate change by changing the way they live.
Holly Throsby is a musician and novelist. She has released seven albums, a collection of original children’s songs and has been nominated for five ARIAs.
Holly’s novels, Goodwood (2016) and Cedar Valley (2018), were both critically acclaimed bestsellers. Clarke is her third novel.
We can’t wait to at last share our full program with you – as well as a few other surprises we have up our sleeve.
So stay tuned for more details soon!