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Welcome to NOOSA alive!, a 10 day festival of theatre, literature, music, dance, film, visual arts, cuisine and barrier-breaking forums – in one of Australia’s most enviable destinations: Noosa Heads, Queensland.

Founded by prominent Australian playwright David Williamson, author Kristin Williamson, internationally renowned violinist Brett Dean, environmental activist Dr Michael Gloster, restaurateur Leonie Palmer-Fisher together with Rick Clayton and Ros McCauley.

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Presented by NOOSA  alive! in association with Journeys to Words Publishing


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Time & Location

Sun, 21 Jul 2019

3:00pm - 5:30pm

Noosa Arts Theatre




Wordsmiths, literary buffs and fledgling writers will relish in ‘From Stories to Market’ – a panel discussion followed by the book launch of High Infidelity by Shelley Davidow, 

Join a sensational panel of publishing and writing experts who will discuss the opportunities and challenges facing today’s writers, readers and publishers in the changing landscape of the world of books.

The Panel includes academics and creative writers, Dr Shelley Davidow and Dr Betty O’Neill, joined by award-winning novelist Annah Faulkner and writer and publisher Jen Hutchison.

“There are more good readers and writers today – and good reads – than there are opportunities with publishers to bring good writing to the market. Maybe that’s a market reality. I see it as an opportunity, ” says Jen Hutchison.

Following the panel discussion, the event with transform to a book launch of Shelley Davidow’s High Infidelity - a ‘fab forties’ romantic comedy about mid-life, infidelity and finding happily-ever after. It’s Kathy Lette meets Eat Pray Love and Bridget Jones’ Diary.

… At forty-four, Lara Winters discovers that Brock, her husband of twenty-one years, has been cheating on her. Devastated, desperate, she flees her home in London and heads for the farthest place she can find from her old, blinkered life; Australia …

High Infidelity will be available for purchase, and the author will be available for book signing.

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