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Orange Readers and Writers Festival

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Orange Readers and Writers Festival

Sat 6 August at 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

$15 – $95

Snuggling up beside the fire with a good book is one of winter’s pleasures. So we hope to inspire your reading with our incredible guest authors at this year’s Orange Readers and Writers Festival

Enjoy a lively program of non-fiction and fiction authors with:

  • Robert Tickner – Ten Doors Down: The story of an extraordinary adoption
  • Helen Ennis – Olive Cotton: A Life in Photography
  • Petronella McGovern: Six Minutes, The Good Teacher, The Liars
  • Michael Brissenden – Dead Letters
  • Todd Alexander – You’ve Got to be Kidding: A Shedload of Wine and Farm Full of Goats, new comedy coming in March 2023


Meet all these authors at this intimate Readers and Writers Festival to be held at the Hotel Canobolas on Saturday 6th August, supported by Collins Booksellers Orange


Cost $95 pp ($75 early-bird extended to 15 July)


Tickets available through or call the Orange City Library 02 6393 8132 for more information.


Sat 6 August
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
$15 – $95
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orange city library
02 6393 8120
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The Hotel Canobolas, Orange
248 Summer Street
Orange, NSW 2800 Australia
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