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Hobart Writers Festival Opening eventHobart Writers Festival

The Opening Ceremony will have a Welcome to Country by the inaugural 2017 Emerging Tasmanian Aboriginal Writer Award winner Adam Thompson.

A highlight of the Opening Ceremony is certain to be hearing Kartanya Maynard sing! Kartanya is a a trawlwoolway, Kaurna and Ngadjuri woman of Hobart.

During the opening ceremony, we will also hear from a local poet on the subject of their Tasmanian Landscape, which will introduce this year’s theme – My Tasmanian Landscape.


Hadley's Orient Hotel
34 Murray St, Hobart, Tas 7000

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