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Bendigo Writers Festival: Young at Heart


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We are delighted to be partnering with a sweep of wonderful festivals in Victoria’s regions this winter. What better excuse to get out into the countryside, than when you’re also promised fine authors, excellent discussion and splendid company?

In this session at the Bendigo Bank Theatre, our panel will discuss why writers choose to write for younger readers, and how they keep their work fresh. With Doug Mcleod, Craig Smith, Maureen Mccarthy and Glenda Millard; chaired by Jenny Niven.

Sponsored by ALEA Central Victoria, SLAV Bendigo, ALEA Victoria and CBCA Bendigo.



Jenny Niven

Jenny Niven was the Wheeler Centre’s Associate Director. She is currently Portfolio Manager for Literature, Publishing and Languages at Creative Scotland. Jenny came to Australia in early 2010 after 6 years in Beijing, where she directed the events program at The Bookworm, China’s foremost Engli... Read more

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