Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

WWWW Events

Calendar of events

2017

March Writer-in-Residence – Rajith Savanadasa

April 19 – Annual General Meeting, Historic Council Chambers Wagga Wagga 5pm

April 22 – Riverina Responses to Textiles: Have Poets Left a Patch to Sew. Writers' Workshop, HR Gallop Gallery, CSU Wagga Wagga 2:00pm to 4:00pm

May Writer-in-Residence – Nathanael O'Reilly

June - Ekphrasis workshop and reading

July Writer-in-Residence – Cate Kennedy

September Writer-in-Residence – Biff Ward

November 18 – Wagga Wagga Launch of fourW twenty-eight, Wagga Wagga City Library 1:30pm 

2013

August

15th to 29th: Writer-in-Residence – Sulari Gentill

Thursday 15th: Reading with Sulari Gentill at WWCC Library
5.00pm to 7.00pm

Saturday 17th: Writers' Workshop with Sulari Gentill at Booranga
2.00pm to 4.00pm

 

September

Friday 13th: Australian Poetry Slam & Acoustic Cabaret at William Farrer Hotel
6.00pm to 10.30pm

 

October

1st to 15th: Writer-in-Residence – Margo Lanagan

Saturday 19th: at Multicultural Festival – Launch of Fusion

 

Past Booranga events 2012

  • fourW twenty-three launches:
    • Sydney: Saturday November 24th. Launched by Fiona Wright.
    • Wagga: Saturday December 1st, 2.30pm. Launched by Les Murray.
    • Melbourne: Sunday December 2nd. Launched by Les Murray.
  • Writer-in-residence: Fiona Wright - 1st - 15th October.
  • Writer-in-residence: Andrew Daddo - 14th - 16th August.
  • Writer-in-residence: Christopher 'Kit' Kelen - 1st 15th July.
  • Writer-in-residence: Jennifer Mills - 16 - 30th March.

Past Booranga events 2011

  • fourW twenty-two launches:
    • Wagga: Saturday November 19th, 2.30pm, Wagga City Library. Launched by Graham Gorrell.
    • Melbourne: Sunday November 20th, 2.30pm, Courthouse Theatre, Carlton. Launched by Petra White.
    • Sydney: Saturday November 26th, 3.30pm, Gleebooks. Launched by Rhyll McMaster.
  • Writer-in-residence: Kalinda Ashton - 8th - 23rd September. Events include:
  • Writing Workshop, Saturday 17th September, 2pm, Booranga Writers' Centre (workshop is free to the public).
  • Reading, Thursday 22nd September, 5pm, Wagga City Library (alongside local writer Kelly Shaw).
  • Writer-in-residence: Jim Haynes - 18th - 30th July. Events include:
  • Writing Workshop, Saturday 23rd July, 2pm, Booranga Writers' Centre (workshop is free to the public).
  • Performance, Tuesday 26th July, 5pm, Wagga City Library (alongside poets Jane Williams and David Reiter).
  • Writer-in-residence: Ali Cobby Eckermann - 1st - 13th March. Events include: Reading (with Lionel Fogarty), Thursday 10th March, 5-7pm, Wagga City Library; Writers' Workshop, Saturday 12th March, 2-4pm, Booranga Writers' Centre.

Past Booranga events 2010

  • fourW twenty-one launches:
    • Wagga: Saturday November 20th, 2.30pm, Wagga City Library. Launched by Jennifer McKinnon
    • Melbourne: Sunday November 21st, 2.30pm, Courthouse Theatre, Carlton. Launched by Nathan Curnow.
    • Sydney: Saturday November 27th, 3.30pm, Gleebooks. Launched by Keri Glastonbury.
  • Writer-in-residence: Louise Waller - 6th May to 20th May. Events include: Reading (with special guest David Reiter), Thursday 13th May, 5-7pm, Wagga City Library; Writers' Workshop, Sunday 16th May, 2-4pm, Booranga Writers' Centre.

Past Booranga events 2009

  • Monthly Writers' Meeting: with special guest Alice Pung - 6th June, 2-5pm, at Booranga
  • Writer-in-residence: Sarah Holland-Batt - 1st May to 12th May. Events include: Reading / Q&A session, Thursday 7th May, 5-7pm, Wagga City Library; Writers' Workshop, Saturday 9th May, 2-4pm, Wagga Historic Council Chambers.
  • Writer-in-residence: Scott Monk - 1st March to 15th March. Events include: Reading / Q&A session, Thursday 5th March, 5-7pm, Wagga City Library; Writers' Workshop, Saturday 14th March, 2-4pm, Wagga Historic Council Chambers.

Past Booranga events 2008

  • Writer-in-residence: Alice Pung - 14th October to 28th October. Events include: Reading / Q&A session,Thursday 16th October, 5-7pm, Wagga City Library; Reading, Wednesday 22nd October, 5-7pm, Albury City Library; Writers Workshop, Sunday 26th October, 2-4pm, Wagga Historic Council Chambers.
  • fourW nineteen launch - 15th November, 2.30pm, Wagga City Library
  • fourW nineteen launch (Sydney) - 22nd November, 2.30pm, Glebebooks
  • March 5th: 4pm - Rachel Tonkin children's book author & illustrator workshop at the Wagga Wagga City Library - contact Sharon Smith, Children's and Youth Librarian, Riverina Regional Libraries for further details.

Past Booranga events 2007

  • March 5th: 4pm - Rachel Tonkin children's book author & illustrator workshop at the Wagga Wagga City Library - contact Sharon Smith, Children's and Youth Librarian, Riverina Regional Libraries for further details.
  • November 17th: 2.30 pm - fourW launch in Sydney at Glebebooks
  • November 10th: 2.30 pm - fourW launch at Wagga City Library and WWWW 20th birthday celebrations
  • October 19th: Australian Poetry Slam 07 (Wagga Heat) - 7pm at Wagga City Library [read Booranga Newsletter]
  • October 4th: Cyberwriters launch at 6pm, Wagga Historic Council Chambers [view poster]
  • September 15th: Tara June Winch Residency (Includes bbq at Booranga on Saturday 15th) [read Booranga Newsletter]
  • September 5th: Statelines 'Poets on Wheels' reading (Angela Stretch - Sydney, Petra White - Melb, Derek Motion (Wagga)) [read]
  • September 1st-3rd: 3-Day Novel Writing Contest [read]
  • August 21st: Alan Gould (Canberra) with David Gilbey (Wagga) reading. [read]
  • July 18th: Lee Kofman's reading at the Wagga Library [read]
  • June 13th: HSC Open Mic [read]
  • May 16th: Tara June (visit one) reading at Wagga City Library (with John Muk Muk Burke (Wagga)) and workshop at Booranga [read]
  • March 28th: Poetry reading featuring Les Murray, Michael Crane (Melb) and Sarah Tiffin (Cootamundra)