Festival Program


Local Libraries: Amie Kaufman at Warrnambool

Thu 30 Aug, 6.30pm
Brauer College

Amie Kaufman, New York Times bestselling author, speaks about her writing, including YA sci-fi behemoths The Illuminae Files and The Starbound Trilogy, and her work as a storytelling consultant at NASA. With Ellie Marney.

This session is free, but bookings are required.


1 hour

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Amie Kaufman is a bestselling author of science fiction and fantasy. Her award-winning work has been published in 30 countries, and is in development for film and TV. Some career highlights so far include professional wolf-howling lessons, and working as a storytelling consultant at NASA.

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