Hazel Edwards
“Creativity is the fun of putting
together unexpected ideas”

In 2016, Hazel will focus on ' Writing a Non Boring Family History' , ' Authorpreneurship;The Business of Creativity'  and 'Not Just a Piece of Cake:Being an Author' & non-boring memoir writing for adults.

From school author visitsto conference keynotes, how-to-write workshopsto Antarctica talks, or   webchatswith remote or international schools,  Hazel is a dynamic presenter who engages audiences on different levels and diverse topics.

Youtube clip   Hazel speaking as National Year of Reading Ambassador on the importance of reading


Book Hazel today for your school literacy festival, book week celebrations or library program. Hazel speaks at conferences, community groups, festivals and runs a series of workshops throughout the year. Hazel can also tailor a presentationto suit your organisational needs and offers a limited number of one hour book consultancy sessionseach year. 

Please Note, Hazel's speaking engagements are popular and bookings are secured months in advance. To ensure your date is available, please book as soon as possible. Hazel charges the  Australian Society of Author rates.  

For upcoming workshops, click through to Hazel's  Calendar of Events.

Hazel Edwards: Speaker Topics

These topics can be customised to suit the needs of your audience and event. Please click on the topic for a detailed overview of the presentation.

Contact and Bookings

Contact Hazelfor more details on speaker topics, bookings and customising a presentation to suit your needs.

Downloadable Hazel bio and hi res author photo for conference organisers under Media Resources.


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    Events & Appearances 2017

    1st Fri each month   PROV 10-1pm  Mentoring & Finishing Book-Length Non Fiction.

    ( booking here) 

    April 28th  12-1.30 pm Women Writers' launch

    May 3rd  4.30-6 pm Immigration Museum  "Creativity' Keynote Independent Schools Arts Learning.

    May 5th  10-1pm PRO

    May 20th  Doncaster Library 'Thank the Storytellers'  11-4pm 

    May 25-31 st  Darwin 

    June 2nd  10-1pm PRO

    June 8th   Watsonia Library Book Launch

    June 10th (Sat) 10-1pm Wordfest  Mt Waverley Library, Writing a Non Boring Family History or Memoir 

    June 13/14th  Sale Library   'Writing a Non Boring Family History' Book here. 

    June 17th  10-1pm Brunswick Foundling Archives: Master Class 

    July 7th  10-1pm PRO

    July 12th (Weds) 10-4pm AuthorpreneurshipVic Writers' Centre.   Book here.

    August 4th  10-1pm PRO

    August 8th  Canberra: Chapman Primary School evening

    August 12th   Brunswick Foundling Archives Master Class 10-1pm 

    August 21st  11.30  Hume Grammar school visit

    August 23rd (Weds) 11am Date with Reading Dog Ollie, Diamond Valley library, Greenborough.

    August 24th  2pm Beverly Hills Primary , Doncaster 

    August 18-25  Chn Book Week 'Escape to Everywhere' 

    August 31st 1.30-3pm Chelsea Library 'Writing A Non Boring Family History'

    September 1st 10-1pm PRO

    September 8-10   HNSA Conference Swinburne Authorpreneurship.

    September 19th  YABBA

    October 6th 10-1pm PRO

    October 20/21 (t.b.c.) Colac ' Writing a Non Boring Family History'

    November 3rd 10-1pm PRO

    December 1st  10-1pm PRO

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