2020 Festival

Main Program



Main Program

Margaret River HEART

Main Stage & Writers’ Room

The 2020 Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival will be based at the Margaret River HEART.

With an array of exciting events to choose from you can buy individual sessions, a Day Pass or a 3 Day Pass to make the most of your festival visit. Sessions will run in parallel on two stages – the Main Stage and the Writers’ Room.

Your Day Pass or 3 Day Pass includes sessions on both stages as per the program below.

Sessions run for 45 minutes, plus a 10 minute audience Q&A (unless stated otherwise).


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MAIN STAGE EVENTSWRITERS’ ROOM EVENTS



Margaret River HEART

Main Stage Events


Day 1

Fri, 15 May


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9:30am
Paul Genoni
Tanya Dalziell


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11am
Alicia Tuckerman
Sabrina Dudgeon-Swift
Tinashe Jakwa
Leslie Thiele


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12pm
Madelaine Dickie


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1pm FREE
Alicia Tuckerman
Anisa Nandaula
Lindsay Miles
Local High School Students


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2pm
Katherine Johnson


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3:30pm
Toby Walsh



Day 2

Sat, 16 May


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9:30am
Bob Brown


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11am
Antony Dapiran


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12pm
Heather Rose


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1pm FREE
Lindsay Miles


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2pm
Jane Caro
Tracey Spicer
Dr Lee Kofman


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3:30pm
Toby Walsh
Donna Mazza
Benjamin Law


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5pm
Tracey Spicer
Madelaine Dickie
Robert Edeson
Toby Walsh
Anisa Nandaula.



Day 3

Sun, 17 May


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9:30am
Antony Dapiran
Kirsti Melville
Ben McKelvey
Nicky Lefebvre
Tinashe Jakwa
Kelly Canby


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11am
Jane Caro


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12pm
Matthew Reilly


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1pm FREE
Benjamin Law
Michael Earp
Claire G. Coleman


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2pm
Jane Caro
Antony Dapiran
Tinashe Jakwa
Benjamin Law


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3:30pm
Tracey Spicer


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4:30pm
Jane Caro
Benjamin Law
Bob Brown





Margaret River HEART

Writers’ Room Events


Day 1

Fri, 15 May


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9:30am
Danielle Clarke
Dr Annie Horner
Ginn Fourie
Nina Angelo


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11am
Robert Edeson


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12pm
Craig Ensor
Midge Raymond


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1pm
Rachael Treasure


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2pm
Rachael Treasure
Rachael Johns
Lily Malone


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3:30pm
Jane Sullivan



Day 2

Sat, 16 May


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9:30am
Lee Kofman


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11am
Rachael Treasure
Max Brearley
Dora Marinova
Lindsay Miles


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12pm
Claire G Coleman


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1pm
Sarah McNeill


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2pm
Julie-Ann Harper
Michael Earp
Ben McKelvey
Tanya Heaslip


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3:30pm
Claire G. Coleman
Katherine Johnson



Day 3

Sun, 17 May


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9:30am
Dervla McTiernan
Sara Foster


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11am
Donna Mazza


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12pm
Tabitha Bird


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1pm
Melissa Ashley


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2pm
Heather Rose
Donna Mazza
Craig Ensor


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3:30pm
Sarina Kamini



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