2023 Program Submission

Submissions for the 2023 Festival are now open


2023 Program Submission

We are welcoming submissions from published writers at all stages of their career to participate in the 2023 festival, which will be held from March 31 to April 2. Ideally, you have had work published in the past six months or expect to before the end of March 2023.

Please consider how you would like to participate and seek approval from others before proposing a panel or joint event. The closing date for submissions is 12am July 10, 2022. Successful applicants will be notified by the end of September/early October and the festival will cover your travel and accommodation costs as well as paying you for your participation. We are a small team and unable to provide feedback on your submission.

Please include details of previous speaking events.
How would you like to participate?
Ensure that you have permission from the participants and also include their location
How can we help you participate if you are selected? For example, wheelchair accessible accommodation, Auslan translation, digital presentation.