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Harristown Library hosts the 2013 Writers' Workshop

20/08/2013

The Library plays host to the 2013 Harristown Writers' Workshop for the Grade 8 Accelerated Academic Academy and visiting primary school students from Tuesday August 27th to Thursday August 29th.

This year the students will enjoy investigating creative writing techniques with a view to producing their own piece of descriptive or imaginative writing.

Special guest is visiting author Christine Bongers. A former radio and television journalist, Chistine's YA novel Dust, published by Random House Australia, was a CBCA Notable Book, and Highly Commended in the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards for Children’s Fiction. Her middle grade novel, Henry Hoey Hobson, was shortlisted for the CBCA Book of the Year for Younger Readers and the Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards.

Read the first chapter of Henry Hoey Hobson. Christine's books will be available for loan from the Library.