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Australian Book Fairs and Literary Festivals

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: 2019-06-07   [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 that c...
Bendigo, VIC
Starts: 2019-08-09   [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: 2019-09-06   [Read More]

Byron Bay Writers Festival
In early August, more than 140 influential writers and thinkers will converge on Byron Bay for Australia's largest regional literary event; an oc...
Byron Bay, NSW
Starts: 2018-08-03   [Read More]

Castlemaine Children's Literature Festival
The Castlemaine Children's Literature Festival is an annual one of a kind event directed and organised by Castlemaine resident and literacy educa...
Castlemaine, VIC
Starts: 2018-11-08   [Read More]

The annual Canberra speculative fiction conference features panel discussions, books launches and author talks. ...
Canberra, ACT
Starts: 2018-09-29   [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: 2019-06-06   [Read More]

Jugiong Writers' Festival
A unique Writers' Festival celebrating reading, writing & fun in the picturesque village of Jugiong...
Jugiong, NSW
Starts: 2019-03-23   [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' Labo...
Newcastle, NSW
Starts: 2018-09-27   [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: 2019-04-05   [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: 2019-04-04   [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: 2018-08-31   [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: 2018-07-21   [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 on the promot...
Gymea, NSW
Starts: 2018-08-18   [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: 2018-08-25   [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 us...
Sydney, NSW
Starts: 2019-04-29   [Read More]

Wollongong Writers Festival
The Wollongong Writers Festival celebrates the best and brightest of the south coast, and bring exciting ideas and talent from across the nation....
Wollongong, NSW
Starts: 2018-11-23   [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: 2018-09-05   [Read More]