6 to 8 August 2021 A three-day festival of ideas, conversation and storytelling in one of the world’s most beautiful coastal locations. The Festival line-up includes 140 predominantly Australian writers and thinkers who together challenge,...
Held in June each year, Williamstown Literary Festival Starting Thursday 21 May 2020, the first of our online programs will feature engaging and entertaining author panels and discussions. http://willylitfest.org.au/
Old listings – links may not work
- 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
- 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.
- WA Spring Poetry Festival – Organised by The WA Poets Inc.