7 November 20087 November 2008 Main Posts Northern Notes Writers Festival admin Northern Notes Writers Festival, sponsored by NMIT November 7 – 16 2008 REVEL IN WRITING: workshops, book launches, readings, author talks, panel discussions, competitions and a weekend book market. Event Guide Friday 7 November: Northcote Town Hall 7.30pm OPENING NIGHT 8.00pm VOICEPRINTS 08 PART 1 Saturday 8 November: Northcote Town Hall 1.00-8.00pm BOOK MARKET: Buy a book or sell a book (to book a spot to sell call 8470 8545) 1.00pm NOSE PICKING BY LOCAL POET: Introducing poetry to children. Bring your kids! 1.00pm ARNOLD ZABLE in conversation with Antoni Jach 1.00pm WRITING AND PERFORMANCE: a workshop with Andrew Lindsay Bookings: 8470 8545 3.30pm FROM PAGE TO PRODUCTION – a screenwriting workshop with Paul Kooperman. Bookings: 8470 8545 3.30pm WILD HEART WILD WRITE – a workshop with Phoenix Arrien. Bookings: 8470 8545 3.30pm THE CROWD FROM THE CLOUD – panel discussion 4.30pm SHADOWED DAYS: fragments of a Melbourne Boyhood. Book Launch 6.00pm ISSUES AT PLAY. Playwriting workshop. Presented by Women’s Health in the North and Darebin Domestic Violence Network. Bookings 9442 3724 Sunday 9 November: Northcote Town Hall 11.00pm THE PITCH: Novel Pitching Competition. For entry details see www.cloudsofmagellan.net. 1.00-8.00pm BOOK MARKET at the festival hub 1.00pm SCREEN VOICE. Feature length screenplay reading and discussion 1.00pm DOORS MEMOIR – what is it like writing a memoir? 3.30pm DOES CURIOSITY KILL THE CAT? Writing for theatre 3.30pm THE DIVIDED HEART: Art and Motherhood – discussion panel including Alice Garner, Emma Tonkin, Sarah Romasetti and Rachel Power. 3.30pm DAREBIN WRITERS READ 5.30pm ITALO WRITERS– Poetry, literature, cultural belonging and language. Sunday 9 November 7.00pm VOICEPRINTS 08 PART 2 – Bender Bar, 635 High Street, Thornbury. Polypoetry: poetry on the edge, over the edge and daring to ask ‘what is poetry?’. Tuesday 11 November 10.00am-8.00pm BOOK AFFAIRE – Write a book review and be rewarded with a free book! Darebin Libraries. See www.darebinlibraries.vic.gov.au for details. 6.00pm RESERVOIR WRITERS & RECITERS: Beyond the Basics – Reservoir RSL Wednesday 12 November 6.30pm ANTONI JACH – Book Grocer, 263 High St, Northcote Thursday 13 November 6.30pm EAST RESERVOIR NEIGHBOURHOOD RENEWAL STORYTELLING NIGHT – East Reservoir Senior Citizens Centre, 7 Strathmerton St, Reservoir 7.00pm THE CATCH – Bender Bar, 635 High Street, Thornbury Friday 14 November 6.30pm VAMPIRES STALK MELBOURNE’S CHIC STREETS – Northcote Library 7.30pm MELBOURNE POETS UNION UP NORTH: Readings and Bilingual Book Launch – Sagi Food and Wine Bar, 57 High St, Northcote Saturday 15 November: Northcote Town Hall 1.00pm OUR WORDS, OUR VOICE, OUR SONG 2.30pm DROUGHT. The Art of the Book and Thirst. This unique session will feature local poets & artists Domenico de Clario and Dominique Hecq. 4.30pm BOOK LAUNCH: The Shallow End by Ashley Sievwright 6.00pm POETRY SLAM. Entries taken on the night. $100 first prize. 8.15pm SERENADE OR SLATHER – Poets invade High Street Northcote. Will it be serenade or slather? Sunday 16 November: 1.00pm POETS PICNIC Launch – Ruthven Community Gardens 4.30pm CLOSING CEREMONY – Poets & Other Writers – Northcote Town Hall Further information available at www.darebin.vic.gov.au/nnwf. admin More by admin Overland is a not-for-profit magazine with a proud history of supporting writers, and publishing ideas and voices often excluded from other places. If you like this piece, or support Overland’s work in general, please subscribe or donate. Related articles & Essays First published in Overland Issue 228 11 November 202211 November 2022 Main Posts On the last day of Subscriberthon, our amazing online editor gives you one last (very good) reason to subscribe Editorial team What's in store for the last day of Subscriberthon? First published in Overland Issue 228 10 November 202210 November 2022 Main Posts On the second-last day of Subscriberthon, our favourite editor-duo give you reason #1002 to subscribe to Overland Editorial team What's in store for the second-last day of Subscriberthon?