High Country Writers Festival

“You should mark this festival in your diary for next year. You’ll come away invigorated.” NICOLE ALEXANDER The High Country Writers Festival and Retreatare held annually in October at Glen Innes in the NSW New England region Due to COVID restrictions, in 2021 the Festival will be heldon Saturday December 11, 2021 at The Makers…

High Country Writers Retreat

Designed for writers at any stage of their writing development to experience a brief but dedicated writing and authorial experience in the company of other writers. Located at 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…

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 fiction and non-fiction titles published by independent publishing presses, or independently-published…

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…