Australian Literary Events 2019

Here is a list of writing events happening around Australia in 2019. Did we miss one? Email us at aussiespeculativefiction@gmail.com

ACT

Canberra Writers Festival ~ 22nd – 25th August 2019 ~ https://canberrawritersfestival.com.au/

NSW

Oracles of the Bush ~ 4th April – 7th April 2019 ~ http://www.oraclesofthebush.com/

Newcastle Writers Festival ~ 5th April – 7th April 2019 ~ http://www.newcastlewritersfestival.org.au/

Creative Kids Tales Writers’ Festival ~ 6th April 2019 ~ https://www.creativekidstales.com.au/whats-new/ckt-writers-festival

Sydney Writers Festival ~ 29 April – 5th May 2019 ~ https://www.swf.org.au/

Bellingen Readers & Writers Festival ~ 7th June – 9th June 2019 ~ http://bellingenwritersfestival.com.au/

Speculative Fiction Festival ~ 29 June 2019 ~ https://asff.org.au/writing-nsws-speculative-fiction-festival-2019/

Southern Highlands’ Writers Festival ~ 19th July – 20th July 2019 ~ https://www.shwf.com.au/

Byron Writers Festival ~ 2nd August – 4th August 2019 ~ https://byronwritersfestival.com/festival/

Mudgee Readers’ Festival ~ 15th August – 18th August 2019 ~ http://www.mudgeereaders.com/

Write Around the Murray ~ 11th September – 15th September 2019 ~  https://www.writearoundthemurray.org.au/

Scone Writers Festival ~ 9th November – 11th November 2019 ~ http://www.sconewritersfestival.com.au/

NT

NT Writers’ Festival ~ 16th May – 19th May 2019 ~ https://www.ntwriters.com.au/festival/about/

QLD

Somerset Storyfest ~ 20th March – 22nd March 2019 ~ https://www.somerset.qld.edu.au/storyfest/

Rainforest Writing Retreat ~ 31st May – June 2nd 2019 ~ http://www.rainforestwritingretreat.com/

Outback Writers’ Festival ~ 25th June – 27th June 2019 ~ http://outbackwritersfestival.com.au/

Children’s and Young Adult Writers & Illustrators Day ~ 6th July – 7th July 2019 ~ https://www.cyaconference.com/

Voices on the Coast ~ 17th July – 20th July 2019 ~ http://www.voicesonthecoast.com.au/

Brisbane Writers Festival ~ 5th September – 8th September 2019 ~ https://bwf.org.au/

SA

Adelaide Writers’ Week ~ 2nd March – 7th March 2019 ~ https://www.adelaidefestival.com.au/writers-week/

VIC

Speculate ~ 15th March – 16th March 2019 ~ https://www.specfic.com.au/

Clunes Booktown Festival ~ 4th May – 5th May 2019 ~ https://clunesbooktown.com.au/the-festival/clunes-booktown-festival

Queenscliffe Literary Festival ~ 10th May – 26th May 2019 ~ https://queenscliffeliteraryfestival.com.au/

KidLitVic Meet the Publishers ~ 25th May 2019 ~ http://www.kidlitvic.com/conference-information/

Continuum ~ 7th June – 10th June 2019 ~ http://www.continuum.org.au/

Williamstown Literary Festival ~ 16th June – 17th June 2019 ~ https://www.willylitfest.org.au/

Emerging Writers’ Festival ~ 19th June – 29th June 2019 ~ http://www.emergingwritersfestival.org.au/

Mildura Writers Festival ~ 18th July – 21st July 2019 ~ http://www.artsmildura.com.au/Writers-Festival/HOME.aspx

Bendigo Writers Festival ~ 9th August – 11th August 2019 ~ https://www.bendigowritersfestival.com.au/

Romance Writers of Australia Melbourne Conference ~ 9th August – 11th August 2019 ~ http://romanceaustralia.com/rwa-2019/

Melbourne Writers Festival ~ 30th August – 8th September 2019 ~ https://mwf.com.au/

WA

Perth Writers Week ~ 8th February – 3rd March 2019 ~ https://www.perthfestival.com.au/experience/writers-week

Swancon ~ 18th April – 22nd April 2019 ~ https://www.swancon.com.au/

Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival ~ 3rd May – 5th May 2019 ~ https://mrrwfestival.com/

Scribblers Festival ~ 8th May – 10th May 2019 ~ https://www.scribblersfestival.com.au/

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