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Byron Writers Festival 2019

Byron Writers Festival is a non-profit member organisation presenting workshops and events year-round, including the annual Festival. Read more

Live Words | Live Words 2019 Launch

Bathurst-based performance writing collective Live Words will be outlining their current writing projects after being awarded the 2019 Emerging Writers Organisation Grant from Writing NSW. Read more

Byron Writers Festival | Matt Noffs in Conversation with Chris Hanley

Byron Writers Festival presents Matt Noffs (CEO of the Ted Noffs Foundation) in conversation with Chris Hanley about his new book Addicted? The book, and impending discussion, is about addictions of all kinds. Addiction to smartphones, sex, games, social media, gambling, money, but most of all to alcohol and drugs. At a time when the Australian government wants to drug test welfare recipients, do we really understand addiction and how someone becomes addicted to a substance or behaviour in the first place? Read more

Booranga Writers’ Centre | July Writer-in-Residence: Ellen van Neerven

This July Booranga Writers' Centre will be welcoming award-winning author Ellen van Neerven to Wagga Wagga. Ellen will be in residence from 9 until 14 July and will deliver the ASAL Patrons Lecture at the Wagga Wagga Art Gallery on Friday 13 July as well as conduct a writing workshop on Saturday 14 July at Booranga. Read more

Booranga Writers’ Centre | Lili Wilkinson, Writer-in-Residence

Booranga's second writer-in-residence for 2018 is YA author Lili Wilkinson, who will be in residence from 1 May until 14 May. During her stay at Booranga Lili will give a public reading at the Historic Council Chambers Thursday 3 May, 5 to 7pm and conduct a writing workshop at Booranga on Saturday 12 May, 2 to 4pm. Read more