2023 Program

Jugiong Writers’ Festival Program
for Saturday 17 June 2023

9.15 – 9.55amREGISTRATIONS
Jugiong Writers Festival Office, Jugiong Hall
10.00 – 10.50amSESSION 1 – Michael Robotham
Michael talks about his crime writing career and his bestselling books with Genevieve Jacobs  
Morning Tea
11.10 – midday      SESSION 2 – Karen Viggers
Discussing writing and the popular ‘Secrets from the Green Room’ podcasts that she co-hosts with Irma Gold. Moderator – Deb Stevens  
12.10 – 1.00pmSESSION 3 – Sally Warriner
Sally talks about her book ‘Not just the wife of the General Manager: Life in the Outback’ and a whole lot more. Moderator – Genevieve Jacobs  
2.10 – 3.00pmSESSION 4 – Crime Writing Panel
Michael Robotham, Sulari Gentill and Robert Gott talk about writing crime in Australia. Led by Sulari Gentill  
3.10 – 4.00pmSESSION 5 – Robyn Cadwallader
Robyn talks about her newly released historical fiction novel, ‘The Fire and the Rose’. Moderator – Karen Viggers  
4.10 – 4.30pmSESSION 6 Local stories
Sally Keating talking about the late Pam Casey’s book ‘The Bascule Bridge’ and Mike Mangan about his book ‘Against the Wind’, two remarkable stories of life at iconic local properties Bundarbo and Nanangroe. Moderator – Rachel Graham  


“It was extremely well organised, relaxed but stimulating, friendly, well-catered, very reasonably priced and well-paced. The committee and all volunteers are to be thoroughly congratulated.”

2019 Festival visitor
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