Our author events are always popular. Past events have included authors from a whole host of genres including sport, design, history, politics, fiction and much more.

We’ve previously welcomed guests including John Howard, Ricky Ponting, Gary Mehigan, Matthew Condon, Matt Moran, William McInnes, Shayna Blaze, Julie Goodwin, Peter Fitzsimons, Judy Nunn and more….

Check this page or our Facebook page for event updates – or use the form below to stay connected and be informed of upcoming events.

Here we also post information on soon to be released titles that we’re looking forward to. We’ll keep you posted on what’s coming up!


Lunch with Walkley Award winner Kerry O’Brien

Friday, 30 November, 12pm for a 12.30pm start Noosa Beach House, Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort 14-16 Hastings St, Noosa Heads, Queensland 4567   A Walkley award winning journalist, Kerry O’Brien has witnessed, reported on and explained life-changing events to millions of Australians throughout his decades long career. In his memoir, written with wit and great insight, he shares experiences of interviewing Nelson Mandela and being rebuked by Margaret Thatcher; reflects on lessons learned and those ignored and offers his thoughts on the strengths - and the weaknesses - of public figures. Importantly, he also addresses the big events and news that has shaped our time: 'Let me get the really big news out of the way up front…I have never dyed my hair. And it's not a wig. Welcome to the world of television, with pockets of depth, rare brilliant insight but always the threat of superficiality.' Highly respected over a career that spans 50 years, Kerry O'Brien has specialised in national politics for the ABC as well as the Seven and Ten television networks, and was a press secretary to Labor leader Gough Whitlam. We're delighted to be welcoming him to Noosa and this conversation is certain to be [...]



Keep in Touch

If you’d like to receive periodic emails about our upcoming author events and general book news, please enter your details below.


Bay Village 18

Hastings St, Noosa Heads


Phone: (07) 5455 4848

Fax: (07) 5455 4410

Email: noosa@maryryan.com.au