Kate Forsyth in conversation with A.L. Tait on ‘How fiction encourages us to dream’

Presented as part of Bundanon’s Writers Week: Dreaming with eyes open

A conversation on finding inspiration in our environment, dreamscapes, and the power of enchantment in our daily lives.


Allison Tait (A.L. Tait) is the internationally published bestselling author of middle-grade adventure series The Mapmaker Chronicles the Ateban Cipher novels, and the Maven & Reeve Mysteries. A multi-genre writer, teacher and speaker, Allison is co-host of the Your Kid’s Next Read podcast and former co-host of the So You Want To Be A Writer podcast. She lives on the south coast of NSW (Australia) with her family.


Bundanon Writers Week: Dreaming with eyes open

Bundanon’s 2022 Writers Festival, Dreaming with Eyes Open, offers visitors of all ages opportunities to engage with award-winning authors and illustrators. Participate in a range of activities, from fun skill-sharing to intensive workshops exploring the literary arts in all forms.

Click here to view the full program.

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$15 for 1 session | $50 FOR THE DAY: Add 4 or more paid Writers Week events to your cart and pay no more than $50.


Boyd Education Centre, Bundanon, 170 Riversdale Road, Illaroo.

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Dates & Times
03/09/2022 - 03/09/2022 Boyd Education Centre, Bundanon

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