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Back by popular demand!

Back Bar Trivia is on once more, hosted by the Tamar Valley Writers Festival at The Royal Oak. An evening to flex your literary knowledge! The evening will provide the perfect pre-Christmas catchup, an evening of entertainment to join with…

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Tamar Valley Storytellers: Medhanit Barratt

Tasmanian-based singer-songwriter Medhanit Barratt was born in the African country of Ethiopia and adopted at the age of six months. At the age of 21, Medhanit’s writing now explores provocative themes such as cultural and racial matters, drawing inspiration from…

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TVWF acknowledged in parliament

In a speech to the Tasmanian House of Representatives on Monday, Bass MP Bridget Archer turned a spotlight on the work of the Tamar Valley Writers Festival in ensuring the literature scene in Tasmania remains vibrant, despite the challenges and…

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New and improved Tasmanian Literary Awards announced

Formerly known as the Premier's Literary Prizes, the biennial Tasmanian Literary Awards were recently announced as a fleet of awards that will better recognise excellence in the literary sector. The next Tasmanian Literary Awards will be held in 2022, with…

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Drawing back the veil of the Australian bushranger myth

The Australian bushranger myth is the topic of the National Book Council Tasmania's October event. Jeanette M. Thompson, author of Bone and Beauty: The Ribbon Boys Rebellion (UQP: 2020) will illuminate the research that led to her writing the story…

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You’re invited to the Word of Mouth pop-up storytelling festival

Word of Mouth on September 9-11 is a 'taste-plate' of conversations, readings, performance and workshops that will challenge, inspire and entertain all those who share a passion for the written word and storytelling. Join us at multiple venues across the…

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