HALL OF WRITERS

DRAFT PROGRAM

10 AM to 4 PM, Friday 1 November 2019

Cygnet Town Hall, Free Entry

 
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Draft Program (as at 1 Sept 2019)

Please check back for the final program.

Hall of Writers visitors are encouraged to chat to all stallholders as they complete the circuit of the Hall.

You never know what you’ll discover!

There will be an Alley of Children’s Books running along one side of the Hall, and a mix of other authors, publishers and specialty stalls in the rest of the space.

A stage and some chairs will be at the front of the Hall for announcements and book launches. The formal part of each book launch will run for approximately 15 minutes.

Following each launch, the author/s will be available to sign copies of their books and chat to readers while other visitors browse the stalls.

10 am

Doors open. Browse, chat to authors, publishers and stallholders

10.45 am

Welcome to Country

Official Hall of Writers Opening by Cr Bec Enders, Mayor of the Huon Valley

11 am

Official TAF2019 Festival Opening by Her Excellency, Professor the Honourable Kate Warner, AC, Governor of Tasmania

11.20 am

Book Launch by Cr Bec Enders of Dead Velvet Cupcakes, Peta Flanigan writing as Polly Holmes (WA) (Culinary Cosy Mystery)

Followed by Peta Flanigan signing at front stage and general browsing of Hall stalls

12.15 pm

Book Launch by Lyn Reeves of I Want You to be the Victim, an anthology by twenty members of the Eastern Shore Writers (TAS)

Followed by Eastern Shore Writers anthology signing at front stage and general browsing of Hall stalls

1.10 pm

Book Launch by Corella Press (QLD) (Salvaged, restored and reprinted early Australian crime fiction)

Followed by Corella Press signing at front stage and general browsing of Hall stalls

2.05 pm

Book Launch by Danielle Wood of Field of Poppies, Carmel Bird (VIC) (Crime fiction - Australian rural mystery)

Followed by Carmel Bird signing at front stage and general browsing of Hall stalls

3.00 pm

Book Launch of Present Tense by Natalie Conyer (NSW) (Crime fiction - police procedural set in South Africa)

Followed by Natalie Conyer signing at front stage and general browsing of Hall stalls

4 pm

Hall closes



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