30 May 2016 Soldier and Author Faces Interrogation at Library

A community unlike any other

Explore inspiring articles, discover events, connect with locals and learn more about Coffs Harbour City Council.

Meeting

Extraordinary Meeting

An extaordinary meeting of Council will be held on Wednesday 29 January 2020...

Read more
Water

Registration of Interest - Water

Council is calling for interested parties to register their interest in obtaining raw water or recycled water for agricultural/irrigation purposes...

Read more
Disaster Revocery

Disaster Recovery

Council is hosting a bushfire recovery meeting on Tuesday, 28 January at 5:30pm in Nana Glen Community Hall...

Read more
View all news

Latest News

Sod Turned

$10 Million to Kick-Start Coffs Harbour Airport Enterprise Park

The first sod has been turned to mark the start of construction of the Coffs Harbour Airport Enterprise Park today after the Coalition Government delivered $10 million for the project...

Read more
Australia Day Nominees 2020

Australia Day 2020

The winners of this year's Australia Day Awards will be revealed on Sunday, 26 Jan at the Botanic Garden at 9am. Meet the Nominees…

Read more
Turtle warning

Nesting Turtles Plea for Care

Plea to public to avoid disturbing turtle nests and rare birds on local beaches by keeping dogs and vehicles away...

Read more
View all news

30 May 2016 Soldier and Author Faces Interrogation at Library

Air Force serviceman and author Graham Potts will face an ‘interrogation’ by Bellingen Readers and Writers Festival Director Irina Dunn at Harry Bailey Memorial Library on June 9.

War has defined much of Graham Potts' adult life, but after challenging assignments with the Royal Australian Air Force, he discovered that writing is his true passion.

“Good stories come from asking lots of ‘what if’ questions and creating scenarios,” he says.“A writer finds the most interesting scenarios and stitches them together. But events don’t just happen – people make them happen, and it’s people, or characters, that allow a writer to engage the emotions of readers. Events aren’t interesting – people are.”

Graham’s action-packed style throws you into international conflicts closer to home than you think.

His novel ‘No Free Man’ is a fast-paced and gripping spy thriller that will hold you riveted until the last page.

"This is a spy thriller on a truly grand scale... an engrossing read, fast-paced and absorbing to the very end.”- Sydney Arts Guide.

Graham and Irina will be chatting at the Library on Thursday, June 9, from 6pm-8pm as part of this year’s Bellingen Reader’s and Writer’s Festival program.

Entry is free, but bookings are essential. Please book by calling 02 6648 4900 or via the Library Events Calendar