Wyndham City is delighted to showcase inspiring and talented authors at our local libraries throughout May.
May is the month to be inspired at your local library, with a series of different author talks both online and in person and also a creative writing workshop for those budding writers that have a desire to write and maybe dream of writing a book.
Whether you like self-help books, crime, passion or fiction, there is an Author Talk in May to suit everyone’s tastes.
You can join acclaimed artist and author Meredith Gaston online on Thursday 12 May from 7.30pm to 8.30pm to hear about her new book “Choosing Love”. Meredith will open your mind to love! Through advice, meditations and practical exercises, Meredith shows us how to embrace opportunities and step into the miraculous world of love.
Learning City portfolio holder, Cr Jasmine Hill, said: “Wyndham Libraries have so many fabulous and interesting author talks that will inspire, engage and delight. Come along and enjoy hearing from a range of talented authors.”
Nicolas Brasch, one of Australia’s most experienced creative writing teachers, is running an online writing workshop on Saturday 14 May from 10am to 12noon.
“The Writing Workshop will you give to tips and tricks and real insight into how to structure a story and get the fundamentals right so you can enthral readers and create stories with impact,” Cr Hill said.
If murder mysteries are your thing, then come along to Point Cook library on Friday May 20 from 12.30 to 1.30pm and listen to bestselling Author Dervla McTiernan discuss her new novel, The Murder Rule – her first ever standalone thriller.
Cr Hill said: “Or, for a truly unique Werribee experience, join local Lance Pritchard at Hoppers Crossing Library on Wednesday 25 May from 1pm to 2.30pm and hear about his research journey into the historic Hume and Hovell Expedition – Termination at the Werribee River and where he believes the journey ended.”