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USQ Bookcase is back for 2016. Be sure to mark Friday 22 and Saturday 23 July 2016 in your calendars now!

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 What: Full-day Masterclasses  Opening Night Cocktail Party
Writers' Festival

Friday 22 July 10.00 am - 3.00 pm

Friday 22 July5.30 pm - 7.30 pm

Saturday 23 July 9.30 am - 4.30 pm

 Where: USQ Toowoomba
Rooms TBA
USQ Toowoomba
The Library, R Block
USQ Toowoomba
The Refectory, R Block
 Details: Enjoy an in-depth learning experience, at one of the four Masterclasses on offer. Tickets include entry to the Writers' Festival. Enjoy canapés and conversation with special guest Billy Law plus the announcement of the winners of the Bruce Dawe National Poetry Prize and the USQ Get Writing Prize. Open to USQ alumni, staff and members of the community experience a full program of reading and writing related events including workshops, panels, book signings, author Q&A's and more.
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Calling all authors, writers, readers and lovers of books - don't miss USQ Bookcase 2016! An initiative of the USQ Alumni Relations Office, this annual writers’ festival showcases the achievements of the talented literary minds who have graduated from USQ.

From novels to poetry, crime writing, short stories, history, food-writing, blogging and everything in between, the festival allows participants to immerse themselves into a variety of writing genres to uncover what it takes to write and publish a tantalising tale.

In 2016, USQ Toowoomba playing host to an exciting new group of presenters, as well as a jam-packed, full day's program.

Tickets are available now.

Get social:

You can also stay up-to-date with all things USQ Bookcase 2016 related on social media. Like the Ally USQ (Alumni) Facebook page, follow the USQ Bookcase event page and use #USQBookcase to be part of the conversation. Share your favourite posts about books, reading and libraries, and don't forget to comment on posts you like.

Food and beverages from Campus Catering PeopleCCP logo

During the USQ Bookcase Writers' Festival you can purchase heart and hand warming coffee, hot chocolate and tea, as well as lunch and light snacks from the Campus Catering People dining area and coffee cart. Open 9.00 am - 2.30 pm, there will also be themed food available including Scones with the Wind, Potato Factory Hot Chips and John Stein-burgers. Like them on Facebook The Uni Bar USQ for more information.   

Contact us:

For more information on USQ Bookcase 2016, contact the Alumni Relations Office on 07 4631 5391 or send us an email.

USQ Bookcase 2016 is proudly sponsored by:

        USQ Artsworx         Big Sky Publishing is a sponsor of USQ Bookcase 2016

    Hot FM                Ellipsis Media

               Murray's Art & Framing are a proud sponsor of USQ Bookcase 2016      Mr Rentals are a proud sponsor of USQ Bookcase 2016  Home Staging Toowoomba are a proud sponsor of USQ Bookcase 2016   Omnia Books & Beyond


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