A talented panel of writers

Novelist David Malouf, Adelaide Writers Week 2010

Novelist David Malouf, Adelaide Writers Week 2010

Adelaide Writers’ Week 2010

On the first morning of this year’s Adelaide Writers’ Week I was suddenly struck by the importance of the opening session. The panel on stage was a who’s who of Australian literature. Chair of the session was novelist David Malouf. The keynote speaker was novelist and historian Tom Keneally. The chairman of the Writers’ Week Advisory committee was South African born but now Adelaide resident, novelist and Nobel Prize for Literature winner John Coetzee. And finally there was renowned poet Tom Shapcott, who received the honour of the whole week being dedicated to him. His latest book of poetry was launched soon after the opening.

What a line up of talented, prominent writers!

It was inspiring to be in the company of  such eminent men of letters.

Tom Keneally, Adelaide Writers Week 2010

Tom Keneally, Adelaide Writers Week 2010


To read more about Adelaide Writers’ Week click here.

 

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