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Rosemarie Milsom

Rosemarie Milsom

Rosemarie Milsom is the founding director of the Newcastle Writers Festival.

‘Newcastle Writers Festival: A welcome return’ by Rosemarie Milsom

Book Talk 11 March 2022
Newcastle Writers Festival was the first Australian literary festival to cancel due to Covid on March 13, 2020, and the first to transition to an online program three weeks later. It was thus strangely fitting that I appeared at the launch of the festival’s 2022 program via Zoom for the first time. As a household contact – one of the kids contracted Covid – I couldn’t be at Newcastle City ... (read more)