Story Arts Festival Ipswich 2015




Come to the Story Arts Festival, a jam-packed celebration of children’s literature, authors and writing. You’ll be energized by the sheer creativity and the MAGIC. The Story Arts Festival presents sensational programs for writers, readers, schools, families and for children from 6-16 September 2015.

TOP children’s authors and illustrators will present enthralling and imaginative shows, theatre, musicals, workshops and demonstrations.

Story Arts Festival for Schools

Take a peek at the exciting children’s literature program for schools…


Information for Schools

programs – city selections

programs – Woodlands and Esk selections

High school program IGGS

High school program at WestMAC – Monday 14 September

Story Arts Festival for families

Come to special family events that will entertain and exhilarate you and your family …

Meet award-winning authors Michael G Bauer and watch his show Eric Vale, Epic Fail.

Meet Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton in the Many Story Tree House exhibition and stage show.


PLUS meet Janeen Brian author of I’m a Dirty Dinosaur and a host of celebrity children’s authors for events that will electrify and educate

Kids, come dressed as your favourite book character and celebrate at a book themed party. Come to the Ninja party with Peter Carnavas and MORE, The Terrible Lizard Party – dinosaur, dragon and crocodile party with authors Janeen Brian and Peter Taylor and MORE.

SAFI_Family_program 2015


Story Arts Festival for adults

Hey teachers, teacher-librarians, aspiring and emerging authors and illustrators, and parents, check out the Adults’ Program that will enthuse and educate you on children’s literature.

Top line publishers and editors will meet with writers to discuss their manuscripts.

Come to a writing workshop to hone your writing skills.

SAFI_Adult program 2015

Story Arts Festival Ipswich is one of Australia’s premier literature festivals, masterminded by Jenny Stubbs, the Ipswich Teacher Librarian Network and Book Links.

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