A Feast of Authors


Local authors, Fiona McArthur, Annie Seaton and Karly Lane will be interviewed by fellow author, Tamara McWilliam.

Hear fascinating insights into the creative writing process. Explore how stories can help us navigate those big events that life throws at us.

Meet Karly Lane

Karly Lane is an author of rural and women’s fiction who lives on the beautiful Mid North Coast of NSW in the valley, her family has called home, for five generations. Karly currently has eighteen novels published with Allen & Unwin. Her nineteenth novel is underway and soon to be published. 

Meet Fiona McArthur

The second edition of the popular Aussie Midwives byFiona McArthur details the remarkable work undertaken by those in the vital and life-affirming career of midwifery.

Funny one minute and heartbreaking the next, Aussie Midwives explores the joys, emotion and drama of childbirth and the lasting effect it has on the people who work in this extraordinary profession.

Meet Annie Seaton

Annie is following her lifelong dream of writing and enjoys discovering readers love reading her stories as much as she loves writing them. Her inspiration comes from the natural beauty of the Australian landscapes and is passionate about raising awareness Australian rural fiction. 

Meet Tamara McWilliam

Disclosure is Tamara McWilliams's latest novel. Andrea Peterson is the epitome of a 'small town good girl', attending university, engaged to her high school sweetheart, and being the apple of her parent's eye. However, the one thing she can't do is meet her own eye in the mirror.

Feeling lost and throwing all caution to the wind, Andrea packs a bag, writes a letter and leaves town. Rebelling against what is expected of her, she joins the military in hope of finding who she is.

Copies of each author's books will be available to purchase on the day.

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  • Thursday, 25 May 2023 | 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM


Kempsey Shire Library, Cnr Elbow and Tozer Streets, West Kempsey, 2440, View Map

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