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2018 Festival
14-16 September

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Radio days!

Thanks to northern Tasmania's ABC Radio presenter Piia Wirsu, for this great interview with Festival president Mary Machen, and local writer, poet, playwright - AND one of our Festival presenters - Cameron Hindrum. Your browser does not support audio. You can…

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Congratulations Finegan!

We knew we'd picked a winner when we invited Fin Kruckemeyer to be part of this year's Festival. One of Fin's stories has just won First Prize in the Brother of St Laurence National Short Story Competition, which encouraged writers…

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Building worlds with words

Arguably best known in Tasmania for his work with the Terrapin Puppet Theatre, we are very excited to have Irish-born Finegan Kruckemeyer present a Masterclass at this year's Festival. With over 80 commissioned plays under his belt, that have been…

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Printed programs now available!

The third Tamar Valley Writers Festival is now officially launched! State Treasurer Peter Gutwein - himself a Tamar Valley resident - did the honours for us at Grindelwald, together with the Mayor of West Tamar Council, Christina Holmdahl, and guest…

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Commemorating Australia’s fighting spirit (or why a Festival day pass for Sunday is a must)

Here’s an excellent reason why you should buy a day pass for Sunday and join in the fun of the Tamar Valley Writers Festival. Author Louise Evans will be talking about her own journey to piece together her family history,…

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Invitation to : War and Peace -The End of the Great War

The Tamar Valley Writers Festival is collaborating with QVMAG Friends for an exciting floor talk focusing on QVMAG’s exhibition The Great War 1914-18: Sacrifice and Shadows When: Friday 3 August 2018, 4pm to 6pm Where: Queen Victoria Museum -  2…

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