KATE FORSYTH APPEARANCES

 

Saturday 17 August 2019

1:15 – 2:15 PM

Kate Forsyth at Writers Unleashed Festival

Tradies Function Centre, 57 Manchester Rd, Gymea NSW 2227

Details HERE

 

Monday 19 August 2019

6:30pm – 8:00 PM

Kate Forsyth at Abbotsleigh Anglican School, NSW

Grace Cossington Smith Gallery

Abbotsleigh Anglican School (Senior Campus)

1666 Pacific Hwy, Wahroonga

Details HERE

 

Tuesday 20 August 2019

6:30 – 7:30 PM

An Evening with Kate Forsyth at Alliance Francaise de Sydney

Event to be held in the conference room at level 13

Address: 257 Clarence St, Sydney, NSW, Australia, 2000

Details HERE

 

Wednesday 21 August 2019

2:30 -3:30 PM

An Afternoon with Kate Forsyth at Campbelltown Library

Venue Details:

Campbelltown City Library

Address: Cnr Hurley Street and Camden Road, Campbelltown

Details HERE

 

7:00 – 8:00 PM

An Evening with Kate Forsyth at Kogarah Library

Venue Details:

Kogarah Library and Cultural Centre

Address: Kogarah Town Square Belgrave Street/O’Keefe’s Lane, Kogarah, NSW,

Details HERE

 

Friday 23 August 2019

6:00 – 7:00 PM An Evening with Kate Forsyth at Harry Hartog ANU

Address: 153-11 University Avenue Australian National University, Acton, ACT,

Email: [email protected]

Details HERE

 

Saturday 24 August 2019

10:00 – 4:00 PM

Character Writing Workshop with Kate Forsyth at ACT Writers Centre

153-11 University Avenue , Australian National University, Acton, 2601, AU

Details HERE

 

6:30 – 7:30 PM An Evening with Kate Forsyth at Harry Hartog Woden

Address: Shop L38, Westfield Woden, Keltie Street, Woden

Harry Hartog Woden
(02) 6232 5832
[email protected]

Tickets HERE

 

Sunday 25 August 2019

1:30pm Kate Forsyth joins Meg Keneally & Penelope Hanley for the ‘Wonder Women’ panel

National Museum of Australia

Details HERE

 

Saturday 31 August 2019

1:30 – 4:30 PM – History Illuminated Masterclass: Bringing History to Life

Lake Macquarie Performing Arts Centre

Address: 39 Lake Street, Warners Bay, NSW, Australia, 2282

 

Masterclass: Bringing History to Life with Kate Forsyth

Description: Learn how to bring history alive in your creative writing with bestselling author, Kate Forsyth.

In this intensive workshop, you will discover how to research the past and then weave it into a vivid and compelling narrative that does not feel weighed down by undigested facts. Learn what lovers of historical fiction want from their stories and how to balance actual history with your fictive story.

Details HERE

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER 2019

 

Tuesday 3 September – Lunch with the Stars, St Patricks, Manly, Sydney

Friday 6 September – Poetry reading, Manly Gallery, Sydney

The Story Doctor workshop – Australian Writers Centre, Milsons Point, Sydney

Saturday 7 September & Saturday 14 September, 10am – 4pm

Diagnose and cure your story’s maladies…$495

BOOK HERE

 

Wednesday 11 September 2019

6:30 – 7:30 PM An Evening with Kate Forsyth at Gordon Library

Address: 799 Pacific Highway, Gordon, NSW, Australia, 2072

Phone: 02 9424 0103

 

Sunday 15 September 2019

10:00 – 4:00 PM

Hearing Our Grandmother’s Voices with Kate Forsyth at Heroines Festival

Thirroul Community Centre

Address: 360 Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Thirroul, NSW, Australia, 2515

10:10am – launch of Anthology & Writing Prize – ‘Small Brown Pebble’

12.30 -1pm – Blue Rose Intro + 10m reading

Details HERE

 

Tuesday 17 September 2019

2:30 – 3:30 PM An Afternoon with Kate Forsyth at Narellan Library

Email: [email protected]

 

6:30 – 7:30 PM

An Evening with Kate Forsyth at Five Dock Library

Address: Level 1, 4-12 Garfield St, Five Dock, NSW, Australia, 2046

Details HERE

 

Thursday 19 September 2019

4:45 – 5:30 PM An Evening with Kate Forsyth at Wollondilly Library

Address: 42 Menangle Street, Picton, NSW, Australia, 2571

Details HERE

 

Wednesday 25 September 2019

11:00 – 12:00 PM

A Morning with Kate Forsyth at Merrylands Library

Address: Miller St & Newman Street, Merrylands, NSW, Australia, 2160

Email: [email protected]

 

Friday 27 & Saturday 28 September 2019

Workshop and panel at the Wombat Conference, Brisbane

Details HERE

 

 

OCTOBER 2019

Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 October– teaching and appearing up in Northern Territory

Saturday, 12 October 2019 (Darwin), Sunday, 13 October 2019 (Katherine)

9am – 12pm

Timor Room, 2nd Floor Harbour View Plaza, 8 McMinn Street, Darwin city

The Smith Family, 1 Second Street, Katherine, NT 0851

$50 for members / $80 for non-members

Click here to book (Darwin workshop)

Click here to book (Katherine workshop)

Details HERE

 

Thursday 17 October 2019

6:00 – 7:00 PM An Evening with Kate Forsyth at Avalon Library

59A Old Barrenjoey Rd, Avalon Beach, NSW, Australia, 2107

Details HERE

 

Thursday 24 October 2019

6:30 -7:30 PM

An Evening with Kate Forsyth at Castle Hill Library

Address: Castle Hill Library 14 Pennant Street, Castle Hill

Event Details:

Ticket Information: $7.50

Website: www.thehills.nsw.gov .au/library

Phone: (02) 9761 4510

 

Historical Novel Society Australasia conference – Parramatta, Sydney

Friday 25 October – Sunday 27 October, 2019

Kate will be appearing at the next conference of the Historical Novel Society Australasia – 25 to 27 October 2019, in historic Parramatta.

Details HERE

 

NOVEMBER 2019

 

Saturday 2 November – teaching Plotting & Planning at AWC, Sydney

10-4pm

BOOK HERE

The Story Doctor workshop – Australian Writers Centre, Melbourne

Saturday 16 November 10am–4pm

Sunday 17 November 10am – 4pm
Diagnose and cure your story’s maladies…

BOOK HERE

GenreCon – the State Library of Queensland

Friday 22 November – Sunday 24 November

Kate will be teaching  full-day workshop and giving the keynote address

Cherrybrook Literature Festival – Monday 25th November 2019 – details to come

Saturday 30 November – Editing Masterclass at Writing NSW, Rozelle, Sydney – details to come

 

2020

Tuesday 11 February 2020

11:00 – 12:00 PM

An Afternoon with Kate Forsyth at Northern Beaches Booklovers

Tramshed Arts and Community Centre

Address: 1395A Pittwater Rd, Narrabeen, NSW, Australia, 2101

Contact: Maria Tomaino / 0403 740 665

 

 

A literary experience you’ll never forget! Here are the dates for the next two Writing Retreats in the Cotswolds with Kate Forsyth:

Creative Writing Retreat in the Cotswolds – Stratford-upon-Avon, UK
Sunday 30 August – Monday 9 September 2020

In mid-to-late August 2020, both the Edinburgh International Book Festival and the Historical Novel Society (UK) conference are being held in the UK.

Other late summer events include the St. Giles Fair in Oxford, the Christchurch Medieval Festival in Dorset, the famous Horn Dance in Abbots Bromley, and the Great Autumn Flower Show in Harrogate.

This course is ideal for:

Anyone wanting to re-connect with their creativity and hone their writing skills.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Jenny Gordon
Better Read Literary Tours
[email protected]

 

2021


Creative Writing Retreat in the Cotswolds – Stratford-upon-Avon, UK
Sunday 25 April – Monday 3 May 2021

Shakespeare’s Birthday is celebrated in fine style on April 21st in Stratford-upon-Avon, with a week-long literary festival and theatre performances. May Day is also a day of celebration and festivities, with spring gardens everywhere blooming. Bluebell woods offer enchanting walks, and you can visit the famous May Morning Celebration in Oxford, with singing, dancing, storytelling and revelries.

Other spring events include the Flower Parade in Lincolnshire, the Furry Dance in Helston, Cornwall, the Chippenham Folk Festival in Gloucestershire, the Bath Festival of the Arts and the Chelsea Flower Show.

This course is ideal for:

Anyone wanting to re-connect with their creativity and hone their writing skills.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Jenny Gordon
Better Read Literary Tours
[email protected]

 

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