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Authors & Presenters



2020 Festival Authors & Presenters

Here you can find out about the 60 speakers joining us from Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart, Perth and regional areas all across the country. Join us as authors, writers, panelists and presenters discuss possible and highly imagined futures through a literary lens.

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Nina Angelo


Nina

Angelo


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Melissa Ashley


Melissa

Ashley


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Tabitha Bird


Tabitha

Bird


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Max Brearley


Max

Brearley



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Bob Brown


Bob

Brown


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Kelly Canby


Kelly

Canby


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Jane Caro


Jane

Caro


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Danielle Clarke


Danielle

Clarke


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Claire G Coleman


Claire G

Coleman


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Tanya Dalziell


Tanya

Dalziell


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Antony Dapiran


Antony

Dapiran


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Madelaine Dickie


Madelaine

Dickie



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Sabrina Dudgeon Swift


Sabrina

Dudgeon Swift


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Michael Earp


Michael

Earp


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Robert Edeson


Robert

Edeson


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Craig Ensor


Craig

Ensor



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Sara Foster


Sara

Foster


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Ginn Fourie


Ginn

Fourie


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Paul Genoni


Paul

Genoni


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Mark Greenwood


Mark

Greenwood



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Tanya Heaslip


Tanya

Heaslip


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Annie Horner


Annie

Horner


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Tinashe Jakwa


Tinashe

Jakwa


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Rachael Johns


Rachael

Johns


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Katherine Johnson


Katherine

Johnson


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Lee Kofman


Lee

Kofman


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Nicky Lefebvre


Nicky

Lefebvre


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Benjamin Law


Benjamin

Law



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Lily Malone


Lily

Malone


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Dora Marinova


Dora

Marinova


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Donna Mazza


Donna

Mazza


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Ben Mckelvey


Ben

Mckelvey


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Dervla McTiernan


Dervla

McTiernan


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Lindsay Miles


Lindsay

Miles


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Anisa Nandaula


Anisa

Nandaula


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Midge Raymond


Midge

Raymond



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Matthew Reilly


Matthew

Reilly


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Heather Rose


Heather

Rose


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Tracey Spicer


Tracey

Spicer


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Jane Sullivan


Jane

Sullivan



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Leslie Thiele


Leslie

Thiele


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Paul Thomas


Paul

Thomas


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Rachael Treasure


Rachael

Treasure


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Alicia Tuckerman


Alicia

Tuckerman


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Toby Walsh


Toby

Walsh


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John Yunker


John

Yunker






Meet the

Presenters



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Jennifer Bowden


Jennifer

Bowden


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Sarina Kamini


Sarina

Kamini


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Margot Edwards


Margot

Edwards


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Meri Fatin


Meri

Fatin



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Julie-Ann Harper


Julie-Ann

Harper


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James Lush


James

Lush


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Sarah McNeill


Sarah

McNeill


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Kirsti Melville


Kirsti

Melville



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Rosi Moore-Fiander


Rosi

Moore-Fiander


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Nicole Sinclair


Nicole

Sinclair


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Ian Smith


Ian

Smith


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Iszaac Webb


Iszaac

Webb



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Will Yeoman


Will

Yeoman






Useful information

The newly upgraded Margaret River HEART is the hub of the 2020 festival and the location of all events that are part of the main program. Our exciting feature events and workshops are held at a number of locations in and around Margaret River.

FESTIVAL VENUES


2020 Festival

Workshop Series

For full access to some of the festival’s top writing talents, immerse yourself in the Festival Workshop Series to gain friendly tips and practical experience, whatever your writing passion may be.

WORKSHOPS


2020 Festival

Feature Events

For the ultimate festival experience, book tickets to one or more of these feature events for emerging writers, avid readers and those who enjoy their books served with the region’s best produce.

FEATURE EVENTS