Here’s how 2018 is finishing for me. Do come along if you’re in the vicinity. Need things made easier? I’ve included ticketing links for all events.

4 December Brisbane
6.00pm launch of Sreedhevi Iyer’s Jungle Without Water, Avid Reader, West End
an Avid Reader salon or emerging writers, followed by the book launch and me in convo with Sree

6 December Gold Coast
10.00 On Writing Habits panel with Yolanda Yu, Julie Prendergast and Shelley Kenigsberg
part of the Asia Pacific Writers and Translators Conference
individual session tickets available, but why not come along for more?

9 December Bribie Island
6.00pm Wisdom Tree Live with Chanel Lucas at Bribie Island Community Arts Centre
We’ve been doing Wisdom Tree Live at people’s houses for months, but not everyone can stage something like that at home, so we’re taking the ‘house’ out of ‘house concert’, going all the way to ‘concert’ and bringing our 90-minute Wisdom Tree Live show to Bribie as part of the Bribie Island Community Arts Centre’s 30th birthday (see their calendar for info on many more activities, including workshops in all conceivable craft forms, local history talks, etc – something for everyone).


11 Responses to Events

  1. gillian milburn says:

    Hi Nick, it was such a pleasure meeting you and Terry earlier this week at Cleveland Library. It think it was a great event and you managed to keep almost 150 kids/ people entertained and engaged for an hour! WOW! Impressive. I hope you and Terry survive and enjoy the rest of your tour.
    Gillian Milburn (Branch Librarian – Cleveland Library)

    • nickearls says:

      Hi Gillian. It was very good to meet you too and thanks for having everything so well set up for the event. And what a great bunch of kids they were. The only thing we had to try to manage was their enthusiasm, which is exactly what you hope for, but not always how it works out.

  2. Lesley says:

    Just wondering if you will have word hunter for sale at jimboomba library on Friday. Have tried the local bookshop (boonah) but they don’t have it in stock. Could you bring two copies for me to purchase. Thankyou, Lesley.

    • nickearls says:

      I’m glad to hear you’re coming – thanks for that. Jimboomba’s ‘That Book Place’ will be there selling books, so we should have no problem making sure you end up with two copies. Thanks again.

  3. Lesley says:

    The kids and their visiting coast cousins loved seeing you at jimboomba on Friday. When they left our place on Friday afternoon – with much merriment – they stuck their heads out the window and yelled ‘that is all’.
    You have four new fans.

  4. Henry Lyons says:

    Hi Nick,
    thanks for coming to Ashgrove State School. I really like your books because they are fun and exciting. I am just reading the Word Hunters numbers 1 and I think its great. I can’t wait to read the next two – hopefully there will be more.

    Thanks again

    Henry Lyons
    4S Ashgrove State School

    • nickearls says:

      Hi Henry,
      It’s great to hear that – I really appreciate it. After all the research and planning (and writing and illustrating), it’s very good to know that the books actually work when people read them.
      Thank you.

  5. Mama Gringa says:

    Let’s pray we are home by the time your Brisbane sesh happens… 🙂

    • nickearls says:

      I’m hoping you’re home soon, and that things go as well as they can in the meantime. You’re on a lot of people’s minds back here.

      • Mama Gringa says:

        Thanks Nick. We’ve had some news today, so might just make it by the skin of our teeth… although I do have a request: Could you do your launch in Spanish too for my girl?

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