Based on Michael Mohammed Ahmad’s award-winning novel of the same name, The Tribe is a story of belonging and family.
With great tenderness and power, Each Map of Scars probes behind essential yet rarely asked questions about body diversity and identity.
Bowie Bookathon is a commemoration and sharing of David Bowie’s taste in literature. To celebrate his ultimate booklist and the legendary man himself, we have set ourselves the challenge of reading as many of Bowie’s favourite reads as possible.
Join three outstanding literary presenters in the historic and atmospheric Castlemaine Court House for a memorable and moving part-debate, part-discussion of To Kill A Mockingbird.
This incisive discussion about the novel and its fascinating author will be conducted with eminent writer and traveller Robyn Davison and writer, blogger and editor Angela Meyer.
Through witty rhyme, Telia Nevile embarks on a 50-minute monologue about a pretentious but isolated word-nerd who tires of the way everyone celebrates beauty over intelligence
7 @ 11 will give new insight into the work of artists already featured in this year’s Castlemaine State Festival, together with our best and brightest raconteurs, thinkers and authors.
The Spookmaster is a frightfully fun story about families and the journey from adolescence.
Highly acclaimed historian and author Robyn Annear tells stories gleaned from 19th-century Australian newspapers in a relaxed, intimate and informative session.
These sessions are a fabulous way of introducing your child to the wonderful world of books in a fun and social atmosphere.
A poetry reading by Castlemaine-based poets and activists Janet Galbraith and Ahmad.
Viewshed takes the form of a conversation about elements of the Australian landscape, and the ways in which they may have influenced rural Australian literature.
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