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The StoryArts Festival Ipswich began in 1995 as the Ipswich Festival of Children’s Literature and has been held every two years since then. The festival offers FREE sessions for children. From 2019 our sessions for teachers, librarians, emerging writers and illustrators and member of the public with an interest in children’s literature will be delivered in partnership with Book Links.

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MEET OUR PRESENTERS

StoryArts Festival Ipswich brings you award winning authors, illustrators, storytellers and performers from all over Australia.  

Find out what they will be up to at the Festival this year.  Plan to buy their books and collect autographs from these top creators of story. 

Dimity Powell Author

Dimity Powell

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Dimity Powell

Donec nibh elit Morbi sem magnad viverra quis sollicitudin quis Nunc sagit tis dapibus nis estibulum dignissim consectetuer nequ Pellentesque vitae purus non elit.Donec nibh elit Morbi sem magnad viverra quis sollicitudin quis Nunc sagit tis dapibus nis estibulum dignissim consectetuer nequ Pellentesque vitae purus non elit.Donec nibh elit Morbi sem magnad viverra quis sollicitudin quis Nunc sagit tis dapibus nis estibulum dignissim consectetuer nequ Pellentesque vitae purus non elit.Donec nibh elit Morbi sem magnad viverra quis sollicitudin quis Nunc sagit tis dapibus nis estibulum dignissim consectetuer nequ Pellentesque vitae purus non elit.

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Emma Middleton Author and Illustrator

Emma Middleton

Author and Illustrator

Emma Middleton

Donec nibh elit Morbi sem magnad viverra quis sollicitudin quis Nunc sagit tis dapibus nis estibulum dignissim consectetuer nequ Pellentesque vitae purus non elit.Donec nibh elit Morbi sem magnad viverra quis sollicitudin quis Nunc sagit tis dapibus nis estibulum dignissim consectetuer nequ Pellentesque vitae purus non elit.Donec nibh elit Morbi sem magnad viverra quis sollicitudin quis Nunc sagit tis dapibus nis estibulum dignissim consectetuer nequ Pellentesque vitae purus non elit.Donec nibh elit Morbi sem magnad viverra quis sollicitudin quis Nunc sagit tis dapibus nis estibulum dignissim consectetuer nequ Pellentesque vitae purus non elit.

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Felice Arena Author

Felice Arena

Author

Felice Arena

Donec nibh elit Morbi sem magnad viverra quis sollicitudin quis Nunc sagit tis dapibus nis estibulum dignissim consectetuer nequ Pellentesque vitae purus non elit.Donec nibh elit Morbi sem magnad viverra quis sollicitudin quis Nunc sagit tis dapibus nis estibulum dignissim consectetuer nequ Pellentesque vitae purus non elit.Donec nibh elit Morbi sem magnad viverra quis sollicitudin quis Nunc sagit tis dapibus nis estibulum dignissim consectetuer nequ Pellentesque vitae purus non elit.Donec nibh elit Morbi sem magnad viverra quis sollicitudin quis Nunc sagit tis dapibus nis estibulum dignissim consectetuer nequ Pellentesque vitae purus non elit.

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Frané Lessac Illustrator

Frané Lessac

Illustrator

Frané Lessac

Donec nibh elit Morbi sem magnad viverra quis sollicitudin quis Nunc sagit tis dapibus nis estibulum dignissim consectetuer nequ Pellentesque vitae purus non elit.Donec nibh elit Morbi sem magnad viverra quis sollicitudin quis Nunc sagit tis dapibus nis estibulum dignissim consectetuer nequ Pellentesque vitae purus non elit.Donec nibh elit Morbi sem magnad viverra quis sollicitudin quis Nunc sagit tis dapibus nis estibulum dignissim consectetuer nequ Pellentesque vitae purus non elit.Donec nibh elit Morbi sem magnad viverra quis sollicitudin quis Nunc sagit tis dapibus nis estibulum dignissim consectetuer nequ Pellentesque vitae purus non elit.

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George Ivanoff Author

George Ivanoff

Author

George Ivanoff

Donec nibh elit Morbi sem magnad viverra quis sollicitudin quis Nunc sagit tis dapibus nis estibulum dignissim consectetuer nequ Pellentesque vitae purus non elit.Donec nibh elit Morbi sem magnad viverra quis sollicitudin quis Nunc sagit tis dapibus nis estibulum dignissim consectetuer nequ Pellentesque vitae purus non elit.Donec nibh elit Morbi sem magnad viverra quis sollicitudin quis Nunc sagit tis dapibus nis estibulum dignissim consectetuer nequ Pellentesque vitae purus non elit.Donec nibh elit Morbi sem magnad viverra quis sollicitudin quis Nunc sagit tis dapibus nis estibulum dignissim consectetuer nequ Pellentesque vitae purus non elit.

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Heath McKenzie Author and Illustrator

Heath McKenzie

Author and Illustrator

Heath McKenzie

Donec nibh elit Morbi sem magnad viverra quis sollicitudin quis Nunc sagit tis dapibus nis estibulum dignissim consectetuer nequ Pellentesque vitae purus non elit.Donec nibh elit Morbi sem magnad viverra quis sollicitudin quis Nunc sagit tis dapibus nis estibulum dignissim consectetuer nequ Pellentesque vitae purus non elit.Donec nibh elit Morbi sem magnad viverra quis sollicitudin quis Nunc sagit tis dapibus nis estibulum dignissim consectetuer nequ Pellentesque vitae purus non elit.Donec nibh elit Morbi sem magnad viverra quis sollicitudin quis Nunc sagit tis dapibus nis estibulum dignissim consectetuer nequ Pellentesque vitae purus non elit.

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Jacqueline Harvey Author

Jacqueline Harvey

Author

Jacqueline Harvey

Donec nibh elit Morbi sem magnad viverra quis sollicitudin quis Nunc sagit tis dapibus nis estibulum dignissim consectetuer nequ Pellentesque vitae purus non elit.Donec nibh elit Morbi sem magnad viverra quis sollicitudin quis Nunc sagit tis dapibus nis estibulum dignissim consectetuer nequ Pellentesque vitae purus non elit.Donec nibh elit Morbi sem magnad viverra quis sollicitudin quis Nunc sagit tis dapibus nis estibulum dignissim consectetuer nequ Pellentesque vitae purus non elit.Donec nibh elit Morbi sem magnad viverra quis sollicitudin quis Nunc sagit tis dapibus nis estibulum dignissim consectetuer nequ Pellentesque vitae purus non elit.

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Lisa Shanahan Author

Lisa Shanahan

Author

Lisa Shanahan

Donec nibh elit Morbi sem magnad viverra quis sollicitudin quis Nunc sagit tis dapibus nis estibulum dignissim consectetuer nequ Pellentesque vitae purus non elit.Donec nibh elit Morbi sem magnad viverra quis sollicitudin quis Nunc sagit tis dapibus nis estibulum dignissim consectetuer nequ Pellentesque vitae purus non elit.Donec nibh elit Morbi sem magnad viverra quis sollicitudin quis Nunc sagit tis dapibus nis estibulum dignissim consectetuer nequ Pellentesque vitae purus non elit.Donec nibh elit Morbi sem magnad viverra quis sollicitudin quis Nunc sagit tis dapibus nis estibulum dignissim consectetuer nequ Pellentesque vitae purus non elit.

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FESTIVAL PROGRAMS

SCHOOL PROGRAM

Free sessions where school students will meet authors and illustrators, attend performances, take part in workshops and more.

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FAMILY PROGRAM

The family program runs sessions after school Monday to Thursday sponsored by Friends of Ipswich Library Service.

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ADULT PROGRAM

This year’s adults program will be run by Book Links at the State Library of QLD on 19 – 20 October. Please see the Book Links website for details.

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IPSWICH DRAWN TOGETHER

IPSWICH DRAWN TOGETHER

Take a look at the fantastic artwork from our Ipswich Drawn Together initiative, where children have been invited to submit their own original artwork. Some pieces will be selected to be part of an exhibition in the Community Gallery.

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RECENT NEWS

Bookings now open!

Schools and parents can now apply to bring their classes to the festival.  The first round of bookings will close...

20 May
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Program Announced

The school’s program is now confirmed with a range of awards winning book creators both local and interstate. Who will...

07 March
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StoryArts Brisbane Bookings Open

Bookings are now open for the adult program StoryArts Brisbane, being held at the State Library of Qld.  There is...

07 March
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Acknowledgement of Country

Acknowledgement of Country

StoryArts Festival Ipswich is being held on the traditional land of the Yuggera people. We acknowledge them as traditional owners and pay our respects to their elders, past and present.

 

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