Creative writing workshops for young people

During ​these school holidays young people aged from 5 to 17 years can take part in creative writing workshops with award winning Tasmanian authors: including: Lian Tanner, Sally Odgers, Coral Tulloch, Julie Hunt, Christina Booth, Nicole Gill and Anne Morgan.

The workshops are supported by the Commissioner for Children and coordinated by The Tasmanian Writers' Centre. 

​Workshops will be held around the state at these LINC locations.   Contact your local LINC or library for more details:

Currie Thursday 14 July -  Lian Tanner workshops (times to be confirmed)

  • 5 - 8 years ​
  • 9 - 11 years​

Devonport Tuesday 12 July - Sally Odgers workshops 

  • 5 - 8 years - 11am to 12 pm

  • 9 - 11 years - ​11am to 12pm

Glenorchy Monday 11 July -  Story Island Project workshops

  • 5 - 8 years - 10am to 11am

  • 9 - 11 years​ - 11.30am to 12.30pm

  • 12 - 14 years - 2pm to 3pm
  • 15 - 17 years - 3.30pm to 4.30pm

 Hobart Monday 11 July -  Arianne James, Kane Watson, Callum Brown and Rachel Kumar workshops

  • ​5 - 8 years - 10am to 11am

  • 9 - 11 years​ - 11.30am to 12.30pm

  • 12 - 14 years - 2pm to 3pm
  • 15 - 17 years - 3.30pm to 4.30 pm

 Kingston Monday 11 July -  Anne Morgan workshops

  • 5 - 8 years - 10am to 11am

  • 9 - 11 years​ - 11.30am to 12.30pm

 Kingston​ Monday 11 July - Nicole Gill workshops

  • 12 - 14 years - 2pm to 3pm
  • 15 - 17 years - 3.30pm to 4.30pm

Launceston Monday 11 July - Christina Booth workshops

  • 12 - 14 years - 2pm to 3pm
  • 15 - 17 years - 3.30pm to 4.30 pm

 QueenstownThursday 7 July -  Coral Tulloch workshops

  • 6 - 8 years 10am to 11am
  • 9 - 11 years 11.30am to 12.30pm

Rosny Thursday 7 July  - Lian Tanner workshops​

  • 12 - 14 years - 10am to 11am
  • 15 - 17 years - 11.30am to 12.30pm

Rosny Tuesday 12 July -  Julie Hunt workshops

  • 5 - 8 years - 10am to 11am

  • 9 - 11 years​ - 11.30am to 12.30pm​

 Smithton Friday 8 July - Coral Tulloch workshops (times to be confirmed)

  • 6 - 8 years 
  • 9 - 11 years 

 UlverstoneMonday 11 July - Sally Odgers workshops

  • 5 - 8 years - 11am to 12pm

  • 9 - 11 years​ - 12.30pm to 1.30pm