Berry Writers Festival 2022

The inaugural Berry Writers Festival, held on the weekend of October 21-23 2022, has been judged by participants a genuine success – in no small measure thanks to the enthusiasm, generosity, and hard work of the Berry community, for which the festival Committee is very grateful.


22 October 2022 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Scots Hall, 83 Victoria St, Berry NSW 2535

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Moderated by Helen O’Neil

Three fiction writers discuss how they engage with visual images  – and art –  in their work.  Angela O’Keeffe’s debut novel Night Blue is  written  from the point of view of Jackson Pollack’s Blue Poles; Fiona McGregor’s Indelible Inktells the story of middle-aged woman who gets her first tattoo and finds herself pitched into a new world as she is befriended by the artist who created it; and Delia Falconer’s acclaimed  The Service of Clouds has as its main characters Eureka Jones, a young pharmacist’s assistant who  falls in love with Harry Kitchings, a man who takes pictures of clouds and succumbs to the “madness of photography”.

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The Berry Writers Festival acknowledges the Dharawal and Dhurga language-speaking groups who are traditional owners of this area. We acknowledge their customs and culture, which have nourished, and continue to nourish, this land. And we extend our respects to Elders, past, present, and future.

Berry Writers Festival is a not for profit community event.
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Local Photography and other images by Katie Rivers Photography courtesy of Shoalhaven Tourism 

Overhead shot of Berry © Andy Hutchinson Photography.

Photography taken at the Berry Writers Festival 2022 and displayed on our gallery page is all  courtesy of Richard Miller Photography.
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