On the edge of the sea, on the edge of the seasons come and join others interested in books and writing in the relaxing yet coffee-obsessed village of Thirroul. There will be many presenters and discussions, some familiar faces including Noel Beddoe, Aunty Barbara Nicholson, Anne Collett, Joe Davis, Karine Shellshear, Dorothy Jones, Shady Cosgrove, Paul Sharrad, Tim Douglas and Michele Moore with some new ones: the Hon. Linda Burney, Ron Pretty, Pamela Beasant, Sue Barnett, Lynne Cook, Chris Masters, Marcela Hayes, Bruce Loomes, John Stokes, Marion Jacka, Jane Lymer, Tim Allen, Robyn Cadwallader, Marcus Craft, Nonee Walsh, Mark Mordue, Hal Pratt, Frances Paterson, Donna Bennett, Robert Hood, Judi Morrison, Pat Simmons, Yasmin Mobayad, Stephen Guest, Karen Crowe, Lynn Woodley, Victoria Keighery, Marcelo Svirsky, Jess Moore, Brian Martin, Gillian Barlow, Sandon Groves, Marion Halligan, Cat Sparks, Karen Lane, Disapol Savetsila, Josie Castle , Ann Collaery and Clare Woodley..» Read more about 2016 Festival presenters
2016 Festival Program now out!
Online bookings now open
Book a place at one of the workshops,buy tickets for a single session or for all sessions or come to the Festival Preview night. Click here for prices and to book for all Festival events.
Writing Competitions – now closed
Winners to be announced in the first session of the Thirroul Readers and Writers Festival.» Learn More
We are delighted that DeanSwift Books will be selling books at the Festival again in 2016. DeanSwift is an independent bookseller in the CBD of Nowra stocking a very impressive range of books. They will bring a large selection to the Festival.