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Welcome to the official website for Writers' Unleashed! The 6th Annual Sutherland Shire Writers' Festival Proudly brought to you by the Fellowship of Australian Writers, Sutherland Shire
BOOK PRIZES TO BE WON!!
Congratulations to Antionette Conolly our first winner! Congratulations to both Kathryn Poulos and Paula O'Reilly winners of our 2nd Draw! Congratulations to both Katrina McKelvey and Anastasia Dolgacheva for our 3rd and final Draw!
3 Lots of Book prizes are up for grabs for those who have purchased tickets by the dates below:
First Draw Saturday 27 September for Almost Dead and Dead, Actually by Kaz Delaney and a Jan Latta Book.
2nd Draw of 2 x book gift packs on Saturday 4 October. 1st prize of Almost Dead and Dead, Actually by Kaz Delaney and Lennie the Leonpard by Jan Latta. 2nd prize of Scattered Monkeys by Bruce Venables and Elianne by Judy Nunn.
Final Draw Saturday 11 October for 2 x Book gift packs. All prizes will be given out on the day of the festival.
TICKETS CLOSE ON FRI 24 OCTOBER 2014!!
It's our 6th Year!! For a jam packed one day festival, Writers' Unleashed will be held on
The Sutherland Shire Writers’ Festival is a growing community event.
From humble beginnings, we have expanded our program to incorporate workshops, book launches and publishing consultations as well as author talks and book signings.
With a strong focus on the promotion and support of Australian writers and publishers, the festival also aims to educate and encourage aspiring writers and illustrators.
Many of our presenters are at the top of their field, though we also love to promote newly emerging talents. The topics and genres of books and literature presented aim to reflect the diversity of writers within Australia.
This year we will be running sessions concurrently in 3 rooms, devoted to presentations by Children's writers, YA writers and Adult Writers. There also will be panel discussions at the final session.
Once again we will be incorporating a youth component to our festival. Our first two Children's Days were a huge success and we have another fantastic line-up for the kids this year. The quality of Australian children’s literature is amongst the highest in the world and we are thrilled to be able to offer a chance for children in the Shire to learn from and be inspired by such talented authors and illustrators.