Love you to come along with families, kids, adults, lovers of story in our beautiful Centennial Park.
It’s ‘Writers in the Park’ to the inaugural people’s & community festival in Sydney.
Centennial Parklands Foundation, Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators SCBWI and the historic Residences, bring you ‘Writers in the Park’ in support of books, diversity & literacy.
Australia’s renowned authors, illustrators, publishers are coming from all over Australia to celebrate books, literature and literacy.
Gold Walkley investigative journalist Joanne McCarthy
Sunburnt Soul – Ethics; Susanna Freymark author & journalist; crime writer P.M. Newton, women’s advocate Joanne Fedler, ABC radio’s Sunil Badami; Annabel Morley daughter wit & actor Robert Morley, publishers and more.
The fabulous Poetry Slam with Miles Merrill which is the only ticketed event with profits going to the Centennial Park.
For young people, loved children’s creators including Sarah Davis, Julie Hunt, James Foley, Deborah Abela, Louise Park, Anna Pignataro and other outstanding talents are arriving from all over Australia, presenting, illustrating, performing, meeting & greeting, launching new books, the fantastic illustrator duel. There will be fairies, Centennial Park’s nature playground games, stalls, book signings, food with Matt Moran’s catering.
It’s a truly people’s & community literary festival with:-
Room to Read, Books in Homes, The Footpath Library, The Mud Pie Project supporting ‘The Ian Potter Children’s Wild Play Garden’, Society of Women’s Writers, The Dickens Society, libraries, MonkeyBaa Theatre, the Footpath Library …. more.
There’ll be launches, illustrators at work, book signings, greet & meet authors, catering by Matt Moran’s Aria & the only ticketed event a hip-hop Poetry Slam with profits going to the Park.
Free event: Paddington Gates Centennial Park, Sydney, 10 am- 6 p.m. Sunday Sept 27.
The Residences: +61 2 8039 1566 The The Residences http://www.theresidencescentennialpark.com
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