the success of the inaugural 2014 Five Writers Road Trip, Byron Bay Writers
Festival is going back on the road and heading to Coffs Harbour. The Harry
Bailey Memorial Library will host the 555 Road Trip on Saturday 1 August 2015
five writers to five towns in five days road trip brings a flavour of BBWF to
book lovers throughout the region.
year’s 555 Trippers are: Mark Dapin, award winning author and columnist; Chris
Flynn, novelist, critic and felinologist; Lian Hearn, best-selling author of
the Tales of Otori series; award winning Indigenous writer Ellen Van
Neerven; and Zohab Zee Khan, spoken word artist and National Slam Poetry
Zacharey Jane will be returning as chairperson of the author panels and referee
of the 555 Tag-Team Storytelling Games: a cross between Theatre Sports and
Spicks and Specks, where writers create live on stage.
is fantastic that we are able to attract events such as this to the Library to
provide an opportunity for the Coffs Harbour Community to engage with such renowned
authors”, Catherine Johnston, Acting Manager – Library Services. “This is a
FREE event and places are limited so I encourage people to book early to avoid disappointment
as this is sure to be a popular event.”
Bookings can be made online via the
library website http://libraries.coffsharbour.nsw.gov.au
, by emailing the library on firstname.lastname@example.org,
or phone 02 6648 4900.