2018 Festival
14-16 September

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Tamar Valley
Writers Festival 2018

Welcome to the Tamar Valley Writers Festival, recognised as one of Tasmania’s premier arts festivals. Now in its third iteration, the Festival is a biennial three-day event celebrating, exploring and dissecting writing of all genres. Inaugurated as the Festival of Golden Words in 2014 and held at the gold mining town of Beaconsfield, the Festival can already boast having presented some of the most ambitious and largest programs outside any capital city in Australia.

The hub chosen for the 2018 Festival is the charming, Swiss-inspired village of Grindelwald, just 20 minutes’ drive from Launceston with the magnificent Tamar Valley Wine Route at its doorstep. You are invited to what promises to be an exciting, enlightening, insightful and playful three days of word magic.

Remember what they say about the earlybird . . .  Get clicking and book yourself in. Look forward to seeing you next September.

"I do my best writing from Tasmania," says historical-adventure romance author Fiona McIntosh, who is coming to Launceston in December. Fiona has many fans through her fabulous novel The Lavender Keeper, that is credited as being inspired by Bridestowe Lavender…

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Writers

See our talented line-up of writers attending the 2018 festival.

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Tamar Valley Writers Festival is a biennual event (every 2 years)

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