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Marion WordFest at The Cove Civic Centre

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Marion Library, in conjunction with South Australian publishers, writers and poets, will be launching its inaugural three-day Marion WordFest, featuring approximately 25 exciting workshops and presentations at the Cove Civic Centre from 25-27 October 2019.

Whether you're into fiction, non-fiction, sci-fi, fantasy, children's books, graphic novels, short stories, poetry or zines, this Marion Library initiative has everything to inspire and educate writers and entertain readers.

The event kicks off on Friday night with award-winning author Fiona McIntosh launching the national tour for her new historical blockbuster The Diamond Hunter.

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There is a mix of free and paid events, including creative workshops focusing on:

  • Writing for children

  • Writing for young adults

  • Illustrating

  • Memoir

  • Poetry

  • Publishing

  • Performance writing

  • And more!

    A special bookshop will be open during the festival to purchase books by festival authors and presenters who will also be available for signing. Guests are invited to take advantage of fantastic lunch and dinner deals at The Cove Tavern exclusively available to Marion WordFest ticket holders.

    With such an exciting range of events, there is bound to be activities to appeal to many readers, writers, poets and lovers of books.

    Find out more details about all the events in the Marion WordFest program, available online at www.marion.sa.gov.au/wordfest or pick up a hard copy at any Marion Library branch. Enquiries about the program to tracey.noah@marion.sa.gov.au.
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    Why? Whether you're into fiction, non-fiction, sci-fi, fantasy, children's books, graphic novels, short stories, poetry or zines, this Marion Library initiative has everything to inspire and educate writers and entertain readers.
    When: Friday, 25 October - Sunday 27 October, 2019
    Where: Cove Civic Centre, 1 Ragamuffin Drive, Hallett Cove.
    Cost: Mix of free and paid events
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