newcastle writers festival

How to Volunteer at Newcastle Writers Festival by Brooke Tunbridge

The Newcastle Writers Festival is happening 6th-8th April this year, and here's your chance to get involved! The perks of volunteering at the NWF is that you'll meet like-minded people, be able to attend free sessions, and get a free NWF t-shirt, all while giving your time to better the community of Newcastle.

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Newcastle Writers Festival, A Review, by Alice by Newcastle Discovered

The fifth annual Newcastle Writers’ Festival gathered an impressive group of great individuals, with over 140 writers from all over Australia and a record-breaking number of 9000 participants.

By Alice Modzelewska

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Talking Books w/ Wendy James, by Kian West by Kian West

A casual morning meeting with Wendy James, local novelist whose most recent published work is The Golden Child, saw us at the new coffee joint at The Junction – Pickled & Pressed – for a quick chat about writing, the writers festival, and the internet.

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Top picks for Newcastle Writers Festival happening this weekend, by Brooke Tunbridge by Brooke Tunbridge

Newcastle Writers Festival is on this weekend! The event celebrates “words, ideas and the joy of reading”. It’s an annual event held in the Civic Precinct, offering a range of free and ticketed event sessions throughout its three day program. The event is in its fifth year, director Rosemarie Milsom saying “it’s hard to believe [her] little dream of organising the city’s first writers festival has grown into an annual event featuring 140 writers and thinkers from throughout Australia”.

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