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Writers’ Festivals Australia

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Posted 2 months ago by BCL Editor

28 February - 15 March 2020 For more than 50 years the festival’s audiences have delighted in an outstanding mix of internationally acclaimed theatre productions, an eclectic array of world-class musicians, breathtaking dance pieces, renowned...

 Adelaide February, Adelaide March, Writers Festivals

Posted 3 weeks ago by BCL Editor

The next Brisbane Writers Festival will be held from 5 - 8 September 2019 at the State Library of Queensland and QAGOMA. We present over 150 events at the State Library of Queensland and QAGOMA...

 Brisbane Queensland September, Writers Festivals

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2-4 August 2019 Byron Writers Festival is a non-profit member organisation presenting workshops and events year-round, including the annual Festival. The Northern Rivers Writers’ Centre was incorporated in 1995, the home of the much-loved Byron...

 Sydney August, Writers Festivals

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CBCA Book Week 2019 Theme: Reading is My Secret Power Dates: 17 to 23 August 2019 Each year across Australia, the CBCA brings children and books together celebrating CBCA Book Week. During this time schools,...

 Adelaide August, Brisbane Queensland August, Canberra August, Darwin NT August, Hobart August, Melbourne August, Perth August, Sydney August, Writers Festivals

Posted 2 months ago by BCL Editor

Wednesday 19 June to Saturday 29 June. The Emerging Writers’ Festival aims to develop, nurture and promote Australia’s new writing talent, creating platforms for connecting writing communities and their audiences. See also the National Writers' Conference 2019 on June 22...

 Melbourne June, Writers Festivals

Posted 2 months ago by BCL Editor

Each year, the Festival alternates between Darwin and Alice Springs. With a thousand miles between locations, the festival shifts from the tropics to the desert, from wet to dry, from coastal to inland, from Larrakia to Arrernte country, creating a contrasting...

 Darwin NT May, Writers Festivals

Posted 2 months ago by ShoalhavenFestival

The Shoalhaven Readers & Writers Festival is back, this time with a children's festival!  Featuring renowned authors Jack Heath and Jacqueline Harvey, and with writing and illustrating workshops available with A.L Tait and Cheryl Westenberg,...

 Sydney July, Writers Festivals

Posted 2 months ago by BCL Editor

The next Sydney Writers' Festival will be held from 27 April to 3 May 2020 Each year, Sydney Writers’ Festival presents more than 300 events, attracting audiences of up to 100,000 for a week-long conversation of...

 Sydney April, Sydney May, Writers Festivals

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Held in June each year, Williamstown Literary Festival WLF 2019 CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE "We will host and celebrate these voices in politics, the media, from screen to page, from true crime fetishism to real...

 Melbourne June, Writers Festivals

  • Bush Poetry Showcase – Traditional and contemporary Australian rhyming poetry presented by the WA Bush Poets and Yarn Spinners Association.
  • Children's and Young Adult  (CYA) Writers Conference
  • Continuum 7 – Speculative fiction and pop culture convention. Includes science fiction, fantasy, history, horror and steampunk.
  • Eye of the Storm Writer's Festival – Alice Springs
  • Melbourne Writers' Festival
  • National Simultaneous Storytime – An annual campaign organised by the Australian Library and Information Association, in which a picture book, written and illustrated by an Australian author and illustrator, is read simultaneously to children in a variety of venues around Australia.
  • National Young Writers' Festival
  • Oracles of the Bush – live performances of Australian Bush poetry, music and art. Tenterfield, New South Wales.
  • Perth Writers' Festival – University of Western Australia
  • Romance Writers of Australia National Conference – Melbourne.
  • Somerset Writers' Festival – Somerset College, Mudgeeraba, Queensland.
  • Swancon – The annual West Australian Science Fiction Convention.
  • Supanova Pop Culture Expo Featuring sci-fi and fantasy guest authors and a writing masterclass.
  • Voices on the Coast: A Youth Literature Festival – Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
  • Sydney Writers Festival
  • WA Spring Poetry Festival – Organised by The WA Poets Inc.
  • Write Around the Murray Festival – in Albury, New South Wales.