Bill Swampy Marsh will visit Forster library next month

Bill "Swampy" Marsh will visit four libraries in the MidCoast area during July.

Bill "Swampy" Marsh will visit four libraries in the MidCoast area during July.

Award-winning songwriter, storyteller and playwright Bill Swampy Marsh will visit Forster library next month to talk about his life and work.

Mr Marsh, who has spent decades collecting stories of life in the outback,  is renown for his colourful and insightful depictions of traditional Australian life through his stories, songs and plays.

Some of his books include Great Australian Outback Teaching Stories, Great Australian Outback Police and Great Australian Droving Stories.

MidCoast Council’s library events officer Danielle Donnelly said the sessions would give members of the community a chance to hear from this celebrated Australian writer.

“These events provide a great opportunity for the local community to meet this talented author and hear him talk about his books, tell some amazing stories, and answer their questions,” Ms Donnelly said.

He will visit Forster library on Friday, July 7 from 2pm.

The events are free but booking is essential.

For tickets visit www.midcoastlibraries.com.au.