About

The 10th Biennial LitFest will feature many special guests: authors, poets, illustrators, performers and newsmakers.

LitFest History

Newington College hosted its first LitFest in 2001, to promote a love of reading within the school and the wider community, and to help school-aged children discover a world of new stories and adventure through the written word.

Author Workshops

Through their English classes the boys will have the opportunity to discuss and familiarise themselves with the work of the presenters they will be seeing. Most of the students in Years 7–10 will be studying the novel of one of the presenters who will be attending the Festival and will have the opportunity of attending workshops with the author.

Room to Read

In conjunction with the LitFest the Newington College community will have the opportunity to give the gift of education and literacy to children in third world countries by raising funds for the Room to Read, a charitable organisation.