Its Time to Start Planning 2014!
January is coming to a close and the Holidays Are Over… Back to work everyone.
Below is just the tiniest morsel of what the Australian Literary Community has to offer.
For a more thorough index of the festivals, including poetry, screenwriting and genre festivals – Go to this great website – Literary Festivals.
January is the relaxing month – where you have time to plan the next eleven months of the year. There is nothing really happening, which is great because there is a lot coming up you need to organise.
National Screenwriters Conference, Mornington Peninsula, VIC.
Perth Writers Week, Perth, WA. General lit.
Write in the Great Southern, regional WA. General lit.
Adelaide Writers Week, SA. Gen. lit.
Tasmanian Writers Festival, Hobart, TAS ( Tassie Writers Centre). Gen lit.
Bellingen Writers Festival, Bellingen, NSW. Australian general lit.
Festival of Speculative Fiction, Sydney, NSW. Spec fic.
Newcastle Writers Festival, NSW. Gen. lit.
Emerging Writers Festival, Melbourne, VIC. Gen. lit
Sydney Writers Festival, NSW. Gen. lit.
Noosa Long Weekend, Noosa, QLD. Gen lit stream.
Gold Coast Writers Festival, Gold Coast, QLD. Mainstream, General literature expo, Publishing, writing, indie and self-publishing.
New Voices Festival, Eltham, VIC. Gen. lit.
Melbourne Writers Festival, Melbourne, VIC. General lit.
Romance Writers of Australia conference, Fremantle, WA. Romance.
Sydney Jewish Writers’ Festival, Sydney, NSW. General lit.
Queensland Poetry Festival, Brisbane, QLD. Poetry.
WA Poetry Festival, Perth, WA. Poetry.
Indigenous Literacy Day, national events. General lit, YA focus.
Big Sky Writers and Readers Festival, Geraldton, WA. General lit.
Brisbane Writers Festival, Brisbane, QLD. General lit.
National Young Writers Festival, Newcastle, NSW. General lit.
Queensland Writers Week, statewide, QLD. Gen lit, open source events
Clare Writer’s Festival, South Australia, General Lit
No Festivals – Time to have a rest and get ready for the Holiday Season – Even writers need to take time off for Christmas and New Year.
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