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Langhorne Creek Writers' Festival 2014

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Langhorne Creek Writers' Festival

Following the success of the 2013 Langhorne Creek Writers' Festival this year's event offers another interesting and varied program where writers and want-to-be -writers may enjoy the challenge of reading new books, discovering new authors, learn how to successfully publish an e-book, workshop different skills in writing poetry, discover ways to write about food and life while you join other similar minded people and listen to various authors discuss their books, share ideas and their writing experiences.

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Barbara Santich internationally renowned food historian and writer.

Writing About Food, Writing About Life - Barbara Santich.

Barbara Santich is an internationally renowned food historian and food writer. At the University of Adelaide she has taught food history and culture and in 2007 introduced courses in food writing.

She has written 6 books, including Looking for flavour (1996, new edition 2009), The Original Mediterranean Cuisine (1995) and In the Land of the Magic Pudding: A Gastronomic Miscellany (2000). She has also been published in numerous publications in academic and scholarly journals and the popular media.

Writing Panel featuring Barbara Santich, Steve Evans of Flinders University, Kate Pussion of Roots, Recipes and Reasons, and facilitated by Barry Featherstone.

Steve Evans:

Steve teaches Literature and Creative Writing at Flinders University and is Head of the Department of English, Creative Writing & Australian Studies. He is a freelance editor, reviewer, manuscript assessor, a literary editor for an international journal and has been on arts funding and literary prize panels.He has a very strong interest in poetry in the community and has 11 books published.

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Steve Evans of Flinders University

Kate Pushion: Roots, Recipes, Reasons

Kate was a successful award-winning restaurateur for 18 years. Today she lives on the Fleurieu Peninsula and enjoys sharing her interest on her blog where she writes about the culinary arts and the art of good eating and preserving the produce harvested from her vegetable garden and orchard.

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Kate Pushion of Roots, Recipes, Reasons.

Jude Aquilina: The Power of the Metaphor in Poetry

Acclaimed poet, Jude Aquilina will provide a fun atmosphere in her workshop as she shares her skills, stories and tips on writing poetry. Her workshop is always entertaining as she appeals to published and unpublished poets. Participants will gain an understanding of today's poetry, from inspiration to publication, and will have the opportunity to produce the ground-work for some of their own poems during the workshop.

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Jude Aquilina creates fun-shop ambience for writing poetry.
Katy McDevitt: Successful ebook publishing, a practical guide.

Dr Katy McDevitt AE, is an Adelaide-based professional accredited editor, with over 12 years' experience in the publishing industry in Australia and in the UK, focusing on manuscript development and copy-editing. Since the early 2000's, she has commissioned and edited digital publishing in numerous forms, including ebooks, CD-ROM's as well as online solutions for commercial and education-sector publishers. Today she conducts her own editing business working with publishing houses and with authors.

Katy will offer you a Q&A on your publishing plans .

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Dr Katy McDevitt AE, offers a practical guide to ebook publishing.


10:00 - 10:05 Welcome and Introduction

10:05 - 10:00 Barbara Santich - Writing about Food, Writing
about Life.

10:40 - 11:15 Writing Panel featuring Barbara Santich, Steve
Evans of Flinders University, Kate Punshon of
Roots, Recipes, Reasons,
and facilitated by
Barry Featherston

11:15 - 11:30 Break

11:30 - 12:30 The Power of the Metaphor in Poetry: for
everyone who reads or writes poetry Jude

12:30 - 1:30 Lunch

1:30 - 2:30 Successful eBook Publishing: a practical guide
Katy McDevitt

2:30 - 2:45 Break

2:45 - 3:45 Writing Competition Award Ceremony

3:45 - 4:00 Introduction to Langhorne Creek Wines - includes
tasting Ben Potts.

When: 10.00 am to 4.00 pm 20 September 2014

Tickets: $60.00 includes writers workshops, lunch and wine tasting.

Venue: The Winehouse, Langhorne Creek. SA.
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Why? Great opportunity to learn from professionals how to further develop your skills in creative writing, ebook publishing, writing about food & life and creating poetry.
When: 20 September 2014, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Phone: 85373362
Where: The Winehouse, Langhorne Creek, SA
Cost: $60 includes writers' workshops, lunch and wine tasting.
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