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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: Ian Kennedy Williams

Ian Kennedy Williams is the author of three novels and four collections of short stories. He has also written for the stage and worked on film and TV initiatives for Screen Australia and Screen Queensland. His work has garnered numerous…

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Tamar Valley Storytellers: Julian Burgess

Julian Burgess is the author of nine non-fiction books including Holyman's Of Bass Strait: Shipping and Aviation Pioneers of Australia; Home of Peace, The Eskleigh Story; The Tamar Yacht Club, a history of sailing in Launceston from 1837; A Woman…

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TVWF receives recovery funding

The Tamar Valley Writers Festival is excited to share news that it is one of 14 events and organisers to receive a total of $1.5 million through the State Government's Regional Event Recovery funding scheme. The Fund supports organisers to…

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Tamar Valley Storytellers: Johanna Baker-Dowdell

Johanna has always worked with words — professionally as a media officer and journalist, and writing creatively and blogging for fun at johannabd.com. Published works include the crowd-funded book Business & Baby on Board, fiction published online by Transportation Press and Forty South…

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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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