10
Jan

2021 NWF/JOANNE BURNS MICROLIT AWARD WINNERS

Spineless Wonders and Newcastle Writers Festival are delighted to announce the names of the finalists in the 2021 NWF/joanne burns Microlit Award selected by Professor Cassandra Atherton. We warmly thank all entrants to this annual award. Congratulations to following finalists: Adria Castellucci |Anne Booty |Art O’Brien |Beth Spencer |Brenda Proudfoot | Cheryl Rogers | Danielle Baldock | Deborah...
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11
Dec

New Dates for 2021

The Newcastle Writers Festival has announced new dates – 24 to 26 September, 2021. The ninth event will run alongside the first weekend of City of Newcastle’s New Annual arts festival, offering audiences a jam-packed cultural program. Festival director Rosemarie Milsom said the move was essential to alleviate uncertainty about live events and to enable...
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30
Mar

2020 Festival Cancellation

It has been a challenging couple of days and the festival team has been focused on the job of winding down this year’s festival. It is a surreal and heart-breaking position to be in and we are grateful for the support we have received from writers, other festival directors, sponsors, publishers, and our dedicated audience....
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27
Jan

Volunteers

Registration and training for volunteers has been cancelled for this year, as a result of the cancellation of the Newcaste Writers Festival 2020. Please note that none of the planned training sessions will take place. NWF is a non-profit organisation run by a small team on grants and sponsorships. Our volunteers play a key role...
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