Location & Stays

THE TOWNSHIP OF Glen Innes in the northern NSW New England region is a popular high-altitude destination situated between Brisbane and Sydney on the New England Highway, just a short drive from the state’s North Coast, the nearby Hunter Valley and Queensland’s Southern Downs. Flights and car hire are available from Brisbane and Sydney via…

Festival Team

AN INITIATIVE OF The Makers Shed, Glen Innes, the High Country Writers Festival is an independent annual celebration of books and writing. Created by author and journalist Michael Burge and silversmith Richard Moon, working with key collaborators in the region, the first event took place in 2019. The Makers Shed acknowledges the traditional owners of…

Festival Bookshop

SITUATED AT THE heart of Glen Innes, The Makers Shed at 123 Grey Street is the central hub of the High Country Writers Festival. This creative studio-gallery is the only bookshop selling new titles in a 100-kilometre radius, and is open from Wednesdays to Saturdays between 10am to 4pm for all session bookings and book…