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Clunes Booktown Festival

Clunes Booktown Festival returns this May 5th & 6th in the historic country town of Clunes in north-west Victoria.

Join us to explore the biggest collection of rare, out-of-print, new, small-press publications, second hand and collectable books in Australia!

Plus enjoy the series of panel discussions, Q and A-style talks and literary lunches with leading Australian authors; go inside heritage buildings; listen to live music; sample local food and wine; watch street performers; visit exhibitions, and immerse yourself in this celebration of books and great conversations.

The must-see, must-hear line up of guest authors and writers include:

Emma Viskic (Resurrection Bay); 
David Ritter (Greenpeace CEO and author of The Coal Truth: The Fight to Stop Adani, Defeat the Big Polluters and Reclaim Our Democracy); 
Josephine Wilson (winner of the Miles Franklin Award for Extinctions); 
Abdi Aden (Shining: The Story of a Lucky Man);
Glenda Guest (A Week in the Life of Cassandra Aberline); 
Mark Brandi (Wimmera), Nevo Zisin (Finding Nevo: How I Confused Everyone); 
Jaclyn Moriarty (The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone); 
Anna Snoekstra (Little Secrets);
And many more still to be announced.

Please note:
No Smoking – the whole precinct is smoke-free, including e-cigarettes.
No Dogs – please leave pooches at home.

For enquiries, email


Earlier Event: May 4
Queenscliffe Literary Festival
Later Event: May 5
Urban Wine Walk