High Country Writers Festival

SPRING INTO STORYTELLING in the NSW New England region of Glen Innes! The High Country Writers Festival is a season-long series of author talks, a 1-day writers retreat, and events showcasing storytelling in many forms for book lovers and writers. ALL SESSIONS ARE COVID-SAFE WITH SOCIAL DISTANCING AND SANITISING MEASURES. ATTENDEES ARE WELCOME TO WEAR…

High Country Writers Retreat

Located at the beautifully restored Shearer’s Lodgings of iconic Waterloo Station, just 18 kilometres west of Glen Innes and 50 kilometres east of Inverell in the NSW New England region, the High Country Writers Retreat offers a rare chance to meet working authors and hear about their processes, pathways, and their latest books! Escape for the…

High Country Indie Book Award

EVERY YEAR THE readers of the High Country Book Club, based at The Makers Shed, vote on an award recognising the best book from a selection of finalists, read and discussed at a meeting on the third Saturday of every month. The club selects titles published by independent publishing presses, or independently-published authors. The winner…

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 open from Wednesdays to Saturdays (and the Sunday of the festival) between 10am to 4pm for all session bookings and book purchases. The Makers Shed is the…