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  • 2017 Sunshine Coast International Readers and Writers Festival

    August 12 and 13 2017, Coolum Beach

  • Ancient Dreaming Tomorrow's Vision

    Ancient Dreaming Tomorrow's Vision

    Signature Artwork For The Festival by Jandamarra Cadd

Lynette Noni

Lynette Noni is the author of the five-part young adult fantasy series, The Medoran Chronicles, described as a combination of Harry Potter, Narnia, and X-Men. Her first book, Akarnae, was released in 2015, with the second, Raelia, in April 2016, and the third, Draekora, coming out soon. A regular panelist at national and local events, Lynette has featured at Sydney Writers' Festival, Emerging Writers' Festival (as part of the National Writers' Conference), Supanova Pop Culture Exhibition, GenreCon, the National Young Writers' Festival, Bellingen Readers and Writers Festival, Voices on the Coast, and the Australian National Speculative Fiction Convention.

Lynette’s engaging world building and character development workshops make her a sought after presenter for schools, both local and interstate, and for National Youth Week activities. She presented this year’s inter-school Readers’ Cup in June for the Sunshine Coast region (on behalf of the Children’s Book Council of Australia) and has been invited back to do so again for the August competition. Lynette was one of the YA authors featured on the inaugural ABC Radio #OzYA broadcast earlier this year. She is also an active blogger at http://www.lynettenoni.com/ and has an impressive and rapidly growing international following.

Partners Sponsors and Supporters

SCRCandradf
Gold Sponsor - The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) is a partnership between the Queensland Government and Sunshine Coast Council to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland.

http://www.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au

Qld CoA Stylised 2LS GREEN
This project is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland

http://www.arts.qld.gov.au

KCs Fireworks Logo
KC's Fireworks - Gold Sponsor. Established in 1989 in Yandina on the Sunshine Coast, KC’s Fireworks Displays are one of the biggest fireworks companies in Australia boasting awards such as: Best Business (Entertainment) Sunshine Coast Tourism Awards and 3rd place in the Asian World Pyrotechnic Championships in Macau in 2000

Get In Touch

For all festival enquiries please contact our Festival office on 0435 877 617 or email enjoy@sunshinecoastreadersandwritersfestival.com

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