The Autumn Authors Festival  is a series of events for writers and readers throughout the month of May in the beautiful Dandenong Ranges, Melbourne.

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Cate Kennedy

2nd & 3rd May

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In this one-day workshop covering character, voice, narrative structure, dialogue and metaphor, participants will be encouraged to discuss and explore some of the vital elements of fiction writing read more

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Andy Griffiths

11th May

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Join one of Australia’s most popular (and funniest) writers, Andy Griffiths on an afternoon filled with hilarious stories and unexpected twists.read more

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Emile Zoey Baker + friends

18th May

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Join Emily Zoey Baker, Angie Hart from Frente and friends. Emily is a multi award winning poet and slam champion will demonstrate her style of poetry written for the stage and the page. Enjoy tea a retro tea and experience slam poetry at Burrinja Café Saturday 18th May 3.30 – 5.30pm. read more

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Shannon Bennett

24 May

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Feel on top of the world while you enjoy canapés prepared by Sky High Restaurant and wine by XXX, and hear Shannon Bennett discuss his latest book, 28 Days in Provence.read more

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David Astle

25th May

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This lively lunch will be a rare chance to solve a tailor-made crossword alongside its setter, David Astle. Come unravel some fiendish clues, from anagrams to charades, and pick up tips about red herrings and booby traps. read more

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Adrian Hyland

26th May

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Adrian will talk about the novel Kinglake 350 and the future role that fires will play in our communities.Enjoy brunch at Seasons with Adrian Hyland read more

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Sophie Cunningham

29th May

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Sophie will talk about how budding authors can get their work published. Sophie is the judge of Dandenong Ranges Community BankWriting Competition. She will present the prize on this evening to the three top stories.read more

 

Our Festival is proudly sponsored by:

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