“Dare to Dream, Down the Track” … a unique biennial Writers Festival celebrating Reading, Writing & Really Good Fun in the picturesque village of Jugiong.

Award winning and ever popular author JACKIE FRENCH will be at our Festival in 2019, with plenty more in a fantastic line-up!

The main day is on Saturday 23 March 2019 with 7 sessions.  Your $45 ticket provides Festival entry and enables you to attend one or all seven sessions. Buy your Festival entry ticket here. Please note Cash only for refreshments on Saturday at the Jugiong Hall venue.

Download the full 2019 Jugiong Writers’ Festival Programme

Scroll down to find out more about our Workshops on Friday 22 March 2019

Saturday 23 March 2019

Summary of Saturday sessions below:

Sunday 24 March 2019

Gourmet Brunch & ‘Under the Windmill’ Concert with music, singing and drama

There will be readings of the winning Open entries of Poetry & Short Story Competitions

Delicious Food plus book online for Gourmet Brunch ($35 per person)

Book here

Friday 22 March 2019

Writing Workshops with Stephanie Dale

Sponsored by Riverina Bluebell

Stephanie Dale is an award-winning journalist and author with a background of 25 years in media, politics and publishing. She is a skilled media trainer and writing coach whose passions are walking very long distances and writing.

Stephanie has published two books: the travel memoir My Pilgrim’s Heart and the novel Hymn for the Wounded Man, which won the 2011 Independent Publisher Book Award for Best Fiction (Australia/NZ).

Workshop 1 – Creative Journaling

Venue: Jugiong Memorial Hall

10am – 11.00am (Free)

Writing is a powerful tool for clarifying thoughts, solving problems and finding clear pathways forward as we navigate life’s challenges.
This workshop offers tips, tools and techniques for using writing as a pathway to good health and wellbeing.

Phone Joy on 0427 578 790 or book here online

Workshop 2 – Song of the Soul

Venue: Blue Room, Catholic Church

2.00pm – 4.30pm

$55 per person

For people who want to cross the bridge between thinking about writing a book – and doing it!
Numbers limited to 8, Bookings Essential

** SOLD OUT ** This workshop is fully booked