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Australian Book Fairs and Literary Festivals

Adelaide Writers' Week
Adelaide Writers' Week, known locally as Writers' Week or WW, is a large and mostly free literary festival held annually in Adelaide, the capital...
Adelaide, SA
Starts: 2022-03-05   [Read More]

BAD Sydney Crime Writers Festival
The BAD Sydney Crime Writers Festival is an annual event that explores what crime can tell us about human beings today and in the past. Speakers ...
Sydney, NSW
Starts: 2021-12-02   [Read More]

Bellingen Readers & Writers Festival
The Bellingen Readers & Writers Festival is Australia's newest literary event. The inaugural Festival was staged in the magnificent environs of t...
Bellingen, NSW
Starts: 2022-06-10   [Read More]

Bendigo Writers Festival
Bendigo Writers Festival gives you time out to tune in to the important things in life. This year’s festival theme is The Good Life, and t...
Bendigo, VIC
Starts: 2022-05-12   [Read More]

Brimbank Writers and Readers Festival
The Brimbank Writers & Readers Festival (BWRF) is an annual event that encourages a love of reading and literature, celebrates creativity and...
Brimbank, VIC
Starts: 2022-03-17   [Read More]

Brisbane Writers Festival
Brisbane Writers Festival brings a page-turning experience to Brisbane in September each year, as well as a year-round program of exciting events...
Brisbane, QLD
Starts: 2022-05-03   [Read More]

The annual Canberra speculative fiction conference features panel discussions, books launches and author talks. ...
Canberra, ACT
Starts: 2022-09-30   [Read More]

Emerging Writers' Festival
The Emerging Writers’ Festival (EWF) is one of Australia’s most established and well-respected literary festivals. We exist to develop, nurtu...
Melbourne, VIC
Starts: 2022-06-15   [Read More]

Henry Lawson Festival
The Henry Lawson Festival is an annual event held in Grenfell, NSW on the June long weekend. Grenfell is the birthplace of Henry Lawson, one of A...
Grenfell, NSW
Starts: 2022-06-02   [Read More]

Jugiong Writers’ Festival
A unique Writers’ Festival celebrating reading, writing & fun in the picturesque village of Jugiong...
Jugiong, NSW
Starts: 2022-05-21   [Read More]

National Young Writers’ Festival
The National Young Writers’ Festival (NYWF) occurs annually in the city of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, over the New South Wales&...
Newcastle, NSW
Starts: 2021-09-30   [Read More]

Newcastle Writers Festival
The inaugural Newcastle Writers Festival was held in 2013 and was a resounding success. More than 70 writers participated in 38 sessions - half o...
Newcastle, NSW
Starts: 2022-04-01   [Read More]

Northern Beaches Readers Festival
The Northern Beaches Readers' Festival Inc is an event focused on connecting readers with popular Australian authors, that will feature some...
Avalon, NSW
Starts: 2022-09-23   [Read More]

Oracles of the Bush
Tenterfield's Oracles of the Bush is a four day cultural event encompassing live performance of Australian Bush poetry, music and art. The timing...
Tenterfield, NSW
Starts: 2022-03-31   [Read More]

Queenscliffe Literary Festival
The Queenscliffe Literary Festival Inc presents a lively and engaging program of events with leading Australia writers of fiction and non-fiction...
Queenscliff, VIC
Starts: 2022-05-13   [Read More]

Rose Scott Women Writers' Festival
The Rose Scott Women Writers' Festival was established in 2013 as an annual flagship event for The Women's Club. Named after Rose Scott, one of...
Sydney, NSW
Starts: 2021-10-08   [Read More]

Southern Highlands Writers' Festival
The Southern Highlands Writers' Festival features a stellar lineup of Australia's best writers of books, poetry, TV and plays....
Bowral, NSW
Starts: 2019-07-20   [Read More]

Sutherland Shire Writers’ Festival
The Sutherland Shire Writers’ Festival, known as Writers’ Unleashed, is a growing community and literary event. With a strong focus o...
Gymea, NSW
Starts: 2021-08-21   [Read More]

Sydney Jewish Writers’ Festival
The Sydney Jewish Writers Festival celebrates the richness and diversity of Jewish writing. It showcases the talents of writers from around Au...
Sydney, NSW
Starts: 2021-11-06   [Read More]

Sydney Writers’ Festival
Australia’s largest celebration of literature, stories, and ideas. Many events take place at Pier 4/5 and Sydney Theatre at Walsh Bay. We also ...
Sydney, NSW
Starts: 2022-05-16   [Read More]

Tamar Valley Writers Festival
Since the first event in 2014, the biennial festival has welcomed some of Australia’s most famed writers, thinkers and speakers to share their ...
Grindelwald, TAS
Starts: 2022-09-09   [Read More]

Terror Australis Readers and Writers Festival
Terror Australis Readers and Writers Festival (TARWF) is Australia's southern-most literary festival, a celebration of books, writing and co...
Huon Valley, TAS
Starts: 2021-11-27   [Read More]

Words in Winter: Daylesford Literary Festival
Words in Winter is an annual celebration of words in all their forms, based in Daylesford. The festival shares stories and ideas by local and vis...
Daylesford, VIC
Starts: 2021-08-20   [Read More]

Words on the Waves Writers Festival
Words on the Waves Writers Festival is a celebration of words and ideas set on the scenic Central Coast, NSW, Australia. Please join us for conve...
Umina Beach, NSW
Starts: 2022-06-03   [Read More]

Write Around the Murray
Write around the Murray has grown considerably since its beginning in 2007. With its heart in regional Australia, the festival is an annual testa...
Albury City, NSW
Starts: 2022-09-14   [Read More]