High Country Writers Festival

SPRING INTO STORYTELLING from Friday October 23 to Sunday October 25, 2020, in the NSW New England region of Glen Innes! The High Country Writers Festival is back for a second big year with author talks, a writers retreat, performances and events showcasing storytelling in many forms for book lovers and writers.

2020 FESTIVAL PROGRAM
We’re pleased to announce authors Nicole Alexander, Mary Moody, Kim Kelly, Hayley Katzen and Mary Garden will be appearing at our 2020 festival
watch this space as the full event unfolds!


Book lovers will be able to meet authors at the festival bookshop inside The Makers Shed, 123 Grey Street Glen Innes, while wordsmiths can escape for a writers retreat at Waterloo Station (situated between Glen Innes and Inverell). Satellite events are taking place at The Stone Cottage at The Australian Standing Stones and Glen Innes Library.

The winner of the annual High Country Indie Book Award will also be announced during the popular Festival Shindig at The Makers Shed on Friday October 23.

While we’re developing our 2020 offerings, check out the full program of our 2019 event.