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Ladies and Gentlemen, we have a winner!

Donna Bain, right, is the proud winner of a set of four amazing illustrations by children’s author and illustrator Marc McBride, who painted them at last year’s Tamar Valley Writers Festival. With Donna is Tamar Valley Writers Festival President Mary Machen,…

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2019 Premier’s Literary Prizes Longlist Announced!

The longlist for the 2019 Tasmania Book Prize and Margaret Scott Prize have been announced. The lists of high calibre published works demonstrate how our state provides a source of inspiration for some of Australia's best authors. Tamar Valley Writers…

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The Shortest Horror Story…

The Shortest Horror Story for some is just two words: Sold Out. If you're not a fan of horror you'll be pleased to know that our brand new Online Store is now open and fully stocked. In the store you'll…

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Four days of inspiration and entertainment

It all starts Thursday Night! Don't miss this fantastic range of events. Don't despair! It may not be a Festival year but we do have a weekend of reading and writerly events happening next month. Our Facts & Fiction Trivia…

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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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