Week two

Monday 17 May

11.00am – 12.00pm

Workshop - Writing Your Own Story

The Breeze, Point Lonsdale
$25.00

An introduction for anyone wanting to write a memoir or tell family stories.

Michael Cathcart and Hannie Rayson

Proudly supported by The Breeze

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Saturday 22 May

11.00am–12.00pm

The Queen, the Governor- General, and the Dismissal of a Prime Minister

Queenscliff Town Hall
$25.00

Hear from Jenny Hocking (The Palace Letters) on her fight for access to hidden correspondence about the greatest constitutional crisis in our history. 

Jenny Hocking in conversation with Pauline Parker

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2.00pm–3.00pm

Infinite Splendours

Queenscliff Town Hall
$25.00

Sofie Laguna, multi award-winning author of The Choke, discusses her latest novel, Infinite Splendours. Set in the Grampians, this is a wise and compassionate portrait of a man finding meaning in art and nature after a catastrophic boyhood betrayal.

Sofie Laguna in conversation with Jason Steger

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4.00pm–5.00pm

Dwellers of Fisherman’s Flat

Queenscliff Town Hall
$25.00

Maggie Stowers tells previously untold stories of Queenscliff’s fishing families, from the Wadawurrung Traditional Owners to fishing folk of the 1930s. 

With the Queenscliffe Historical Museum

Maggie Stowers in conversation with Lesley Alway

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Sunday 23 May

11.00am–12.00pm

Encounters with Love, Death and Faith

Point Lonsdale Primary School Hall
$25.00

In The Believer, multi-award-winning author of The Trauma Cleaner Sarah Krasnostein brings her trademark blend of curiosity and empathy to explore the power of belief to shape our lives. 

Sarah Krasnostein in conversation with Sarah L’Estrange

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2.00pm–3.00pm

Australian Noir

Point Lonsdale Primary School Hall
$25.00

Join former journalist Chris Hammer, now an award-winning and internationally acclaimed author of Scrublands, Silver and Trust, for the story behind our new favourite thrillers.

Chris Hammer in conversation with Christian White

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4.00pm–5.30pm

Meeting My Mother

Point Lonsdale Primary School Hall
$30.00

The accidental discovery of a mother’s secret makes a daughter rethink everything she knows. A dramatised reading of a powerful new one act play by local writer Pip Kainey, followed by a Q&A with Pip, director Nic Velissaris and performer Jenny Seedsman.

Performed by Jenny Seedsman Directed by Nic Velissaris

Proudly supported by Creative Victoria and Regional Arts Victoria

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