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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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Congratulations Adam Thompson!

Many congratulations to one of this year's guest writers, local author Adam Thompson, one of the 10 inaugural recipients of the 2018 Next Chapter grants for developing writers. https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2018/10/01/116341/inaugural-recipients-of-the-next-chapter-mentorship-and-funding-initiative-announced/

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So pleased you enjoyed yourself, Lyndon!

We've received some wonderful compliments about this year's festival from both writers and patrons, and we appreciate them all! https://cbcatas.blogspot.com/2018/10/words-by-riverside-some-thoughts-on.html?fbclid=IwAR3JA1GHORoI-beL_SA4MLHLrJ3ADR1sZELmglDo4Dkd4XRbbotQXZ5Pkuk

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Festival endorsements – always great to receive

The importance of books and writing is a given for all those who organise or go to writers festivals, but it's always good to have endorsements such as this one from the CBCA (Childrens Book Council of Australia) https://cbcatas.blogspot.com/2018/10/the-power-of-good-book.html

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