The aim of the School Literary Festival is to encourage students to read, spark an interest in writing, and allow them to meet and be inspired by some of Australia's leading authors.
Our festivals have been held annually at many schools.
As an example of the calibre of our presenters, the edges of this page show previous presenters at past literary festivals. Through our network of authors, you will have a choice of many well-known and loved adult and children’s authors and illustrators. If you want a particular author who is not shown here, we will contact them to see if they are available.
We have held a festival in Central Queensland for many years.
HOW THE SCHOOL FESTIVAL WORKS:
Our experienced and well-known authors and illustrators will present workshops to the students in all aspects and genres of writing and illustrating. These workshops can be planned to suit the needs of the students and to fit in with the writing and art assignments in the curriculum and the Naplan test.
Our larger festivals have 10 or 11 presenters, but smaller festivals can be organised with as few as 4. The number of presenters can be adjusted to suit your needs and space restraints.
In country areas, an Open Day can be organised for schools to bring a small number of students to a school or outside venue.
Other events, like Professional Development Days, Adult Writers' Workshops, School Camps, and Individual Author Visits can be arranged.
If your school is interested in obtaining more information, discussing holding a festival, or attending one of our upcoming events, please email Elaine at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0417 351 717 to work out the details.