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Bellingen Readers & Writers Festival

The tranquil Bellinger Valley is again preparing to celebrate the wonder of all things literary.
Ideas, stories, writing and conversations with contemporary local and national writers set the scene for an exhilarating, intelligent and challenging weekend program.
Since its inception in 2011 the Bellingen Readers and Writers Festival has provided an opportunity to revel in Australia’s literary culture. The festival’s relaxed and intimate setting provides enthusiasts of the written word with a smorgasbord of thought-provoking topics and discussions on fiction, non-fiction, poetry, journalism, music and science writing.
The 2018 festival will present a full and inspiring program of public talks, workshops, discussion forums, a schools program and special literary events. And of course, the ever-popular Bellingen Poetry Slam.
The full festival program will be announced in February/March 2018. Whether you are a budding writer or a passionate lover of literature start making plans to be part of an exciting regional community event.
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