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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...
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Thank you!

What an inspiring and thought-provoking weekend! The 2018 Newcastle Writers Festival has been blessed with wonderful conversations, audiences and weather. We couldn’t do it without...
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Mark Colvin

Everyone involved with the Newcastle Writers Festival is deeply saddened by the death of Mark Colvin. His brilliant journalism, ideas and insight have helped shape...
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2017 Program Highlights

Newcastle Writers Festival director Rosemarie Milsom outlines some of this year’s program highlights. Thanks to our major sponsor Newcastle City Council. Watch the video!