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Notice of Annual General Meeting

The 2019 AGM of the Festival of Golden Words Inc. (Tamar Valley Writers Festival) will take place on Monday, August 12th, 2019 commencing at 5.15pm at The Launceston Chamber of Commerce Boardroom, Level 1, 29 Paterson St. Launceston. (The building is…

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Mentioned in Bass MP’s maiden speech

Honoured to have our Festival mentioned in recently-elected federal MP for Bass, Bridget Archer's maiden speech: "The recent changes in the electoral boundaries of Bass brought both sides of the Tamar River into the one electoral division, and I would…

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Inaugural Tamar Peace Festival & Tamar Valley Writers Festival Writing Competition

We're excited to announce our partnership with the Tamar Peace Festival this year. The result is developing a Writing Competition for school students on the theme of KINDNESS. Please check the competition guidelines in the three categories listed below, and…

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Expressions of interest for 2020

Expressions of interest are now open for our 2020 Festival. Are you looking to be considered as one of our guest writers, presenters, poets, comedians, songwriters, scriptwriters, speech writers for  2020? If this sounds like you please submit a short…

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Sydney Writers Festival Screenings

Tamar Valley Writers Festival has partnered again with the Sydney Writers Festival and Star Theatre Launceston to bring some special Sydney Writers Festival sessions to Launceston on Friday 3 May and Saturday 4 May 2019 via the big screen. Sessions…

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Help form 2020’s Festival

We're inviting feedback on our 2018 Festival and would appreciate you taking a few moments to complete the survey below.



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