Wordstorm 2012 is the Festival of Australasian Writing and national poetry festival held in Darwin from May 10th – May 13th.
Come and visit the tsunami that is WordStorm 2012! Four days of indulging your senses with writing in all it’s marvelous forms.
Those who fancy visiting Darwin won’t regret joining in with all the litery fun at WordStorm. For locals, it’s a must see event. There will be a glut of guests offering all things literary – plunging you deep into everything the festival has to offer, including literary dinners with well-known authors; comedy debates; workshops; master classes; panels; book readings and launchies; live music and caberets; poetry slams; and digital poetry.
This year the National Year of Reading and WordStorm will showcase the best writers and poets the Northern Tettiroty has to offer.
The winners of the Territory Read Competition and Territory Literary Awards will be announced on the opening night, May 10 between 5.30pm – 7.30pm in the Main Hall, Parliament House (invitation only).
Chris will be part of a panel discussing other worlds and fanatasy writing, between 10.30 am – 12 midday on the 12 May in the Browns Mart Theatre. He will be joining Allison Croggon (The Books of Pellinor) and Sophie Constable (short story fiction writer). Immediately following the panel, Chris will attend a book signing at the Dymocks Festival Bookshop where his books will be available for purchase. So come along and say hello!
If you want to have a great old literary hoedown and would like a signed copy of ‘The Crystal Realm Krytor’s Return’, head on down to WordStorm. Look forward to seeing you there!
Some of the famous faces include: William McInnes, Judith Lucy, Henry Reynolds, Marieke Hardy, Peter Fitzsimons, Marie Munkara, Rod Moss and Chris Wallace-Crabbe.
WordStorm 2012 – Literarily the most fun you’ll have all year.