The Queenscliffe Literary Festival celebrates Australian authors with events in Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale over three weekends in May. This year our bumper program showcases an exceptional group of fiction and non-fiction authors with a range of stimulating and entertaining talks and workshops plus a very special dinner.
We are also proud to once again present our popular schools program with free workshops featuring leading writers and illustrators in five locations around the Borough.
Begun in 2015 by Marylou Gilbert and Alice Barker, the festival is run by a voluntary committee of management as a not-for-profit incorporated association.
The QLF organises authors and illustrators for an annual day-long FREE in-school incursion program for kindergarten and primary school students in the Borough of Queenscliffe. Our aim is to connect our youngest readers with authors and illustrators to inspire them to read, write, and draw more.
The day includes a variety of role-plays, story ideas, storytelling, live drawing, and drawing activities. In 2018, there is an ‘author in residence’ for a day at each of the three local primary schools, as well as a dedicated kindergarten author/illustrator.
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