Archives: Events

Authors’ Talks Pass

This year, when you buy an Authors Talks Pass for $25 you can support the festival remaining open to all word-lovers of all budgets and get priority seating at all [...]
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Memoir writing from the heart

Join 2024 Stella Prize shortlisted author, Katia Ariel, for a compelling conversation, as she reflects on writing her debut memoir, The Swift Dark Tide, an open love letter on selfhood, [...]
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Nature connection through narrative

Writing about the natural world can help us first notice nature, but narrative – where living things have agency and inner lives – really fosters connection.
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Stories of the Heart

This interactive storytelling event has been curated by Joel Hines and draws upon principles found in his new book “Holding Space: Strategies to Cultivate Connection and Enable Potential”. Joel brings [...]
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Richard Perry & Ross Gillett

Richard Perry and Ross Gillett, who enjoy and excel in reading poems aloud, will read a wide range of poems (not their own) related to WiW’s theme: Connection of the [...]
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Travelling with a cardboard cutout

Come meet Michelle Bourke, author and storyteller, the only widow that has travelled around the world with a cardboard cut-out of her late husband. This story is a journey of [...]
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The Heart of Things

Leah Kaminsky will discuss her latest novel ‘Doll’s Eye’, an intriguing story of love, loss and survival against the backdrop of war brewing in 1930s Europe. A young German dollmaker [...]
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Words in Winter is an annual literary and arts festival held in August each year in the Hepburn Shire and surrounding districts.