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Eltham Festival of Stories

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Eltham Library

Panther Place

Eltham, VIC 3095

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This is an event for lovers of picture books, YA fiction and everything in between. It provides local readers an opportunity to meet and share stories with local and national writers and illustrators.

Throughout the day hear from panels, meet authors and illustrators, mingle with other book lovers and participate in story making activities. The festival will kick off with a Welcome to Country at 10.30am, followed by a morning for lovers of picture books and illustration. From 1.30pm until 5pm, hear from panels of middle grade and YA writers, and have a chat with some of the teens behind the Inside a Dog website and the Inky Awards!

Authors and artists appearing include: Joy Murphy, Lisa Kennedy, Lili Wilkinson, Nikki Greenberg, Patrick Guest, Ailsa Wild, Tull Suwannakit, Kelly Gardiner, Zana Fraillon, Kate Constable, Penny Harrison, Luke Harris, Simmone Howell, Cath Crowley, Fiona Wood, Kate Mildenhall and teen judges for the Inky Book Awards.

Entry is by gold coin donation, with all proceeds donated to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation. Books will be available for sale and signing.

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