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March 13 | Noosa Boathouse

Trent Dalton

a literary dinner with a difference.

Time & Location

About Trent 

Saturday 13 March


Noosa Boathouse

194 Gympie Tce 

Noosaville, QLD 4566


$150 + booking fee 


An enchanting evening that begins with the sound of welcoming music from solo saxophonist, Jake Muggleton.

The perfect accompaniment to pre-dinner drinks as the sun sets on Noosa River.

After a 3 course dinner with drinks sit back and continue to enjoy your drinks and listen toTrent Dalton, an award-winning, record-breaking, bestselling author of Boy Swallows Universe and All Our Shimmering Skies. 

Trent will be introduced by Anthony Watson and joined by Annie of Annie's Books on Peregian. 

You will find yourself thoroughly engaged in his conversation as you get to know his story and his journey to becoming one of our most popular and successful authors.

Book now to be a part of this very special one time only event in Noosa.

You should know:

  • This is a Covid Safe event with limited tickets available for this one off event at $150 + booking fee.

  • Seating is at tables of 8.

  • Table sharing and special dietary requested with your ticket purchase.

  • All care has been taken to engage local artists to avoid unforeseen cancellations.

  • NOOSA alive! allows for a change at any time at our discretion in the event of a lock down that prevents the artist to attend.

  • Non-refundable once purchased.

Trent writes for the award-winning The Weekend Australian Magazine.

A former assistant editor of The Courier-Mail, he has won a Walkley, been a four-time winner of the national News Awards Feature Journalist of the Year Award, and was named Queensland Journalist of the Year at the 2011 Clarion Awards for excellence in Queensland media. His writing includes several short and feature-length film screenplays.

His latest feature film screenplay, Home, is a love story inspired by his non-fiction collection Detours: Stories from the Street (2011), the culmination of three months immersed in Brisbane’s homeless community, the proceeds of which went back to the 20 people featured within its pages.


His journalism has twice been nominated for a United Nations of Australia Media Peace Award, and his debut novel Boy Swallows Universe was published in 2018.


What others say about his writing:

All Our Shimmering Skies is a buoyant, beautiful and magical novel a-brim with warmth, wit and wonder; and a love letter to Australia and the art of looking up... The Literary Edit

From the internationally bestselling and beloved author of the critically acclaimed Boy Swallows Universe, a mesmerizing, uplifting novel of adventure and unlikely friendships in World War II Australia ... Google Books

About Jake ...

A versatile sax and flute player who currently performs in a number of jazz, stage and rock bands and 'just the two us' duo.

Jake is performing solo tonight with his sax to create a laid back welcoming vibe followed with a relaxing backdrop as you wine and dine.