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Lowther Hall Nora Collisson Centre (Library): Past Event: Book Week with Nicole Hayes 2018

To celebrate the Book Week theme "Find Your Treasure", the Senior LRC has invited award winning Australian author of young adult novels, Nicole Hayes, as our Writer in Residence during the week of 20th to 24th of August. Students across Senior School will have the opportunity to participate in talks and workshops that Nicole will conduct to inspire them as writers and readers.

Special Events Include:

Creative Writing Masterclass - Monday 20 and Thursday 23 August, lunchtime, venue: to be confirmed.

A series of special masterclasses in creative writing, hosted by Nicole Hayes. Sign up in the LRC or by emailing

Book Week Scavenger Hunt  - Tuesday 21 August, lunchtime, venue: Senior School LRC

Work your way through a series of book themed challenges to "find your treasure" in the LRC! Participate individually or with a friend, and complete the challenge to win points and prizes!

Flash Fiction - All students are invited to contribute!

Tell a story in 50 words to be part of the story wall in the LRC. Inspire Nicole with our Lowther stories, be it a reflection of an experience you have had, an observation you have made, a mystery you have uncovered, a friendship, or even the monkey house! Just write it in a flash and limit to 50 words. Send stories to

Book Trailer: The Whole of My World by Nicole Hayes

Introducing Writer in Residence: Nicole Hayes

In this interview, Nicole Hayes discusses her book One True Thing, what influences her writing, as well as some of her favourite authors.

Past LRC Events