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Tamar Valley
Writers Festival

Recognised as one of Tasmania’s premier arts festivals, the biennial three-day event celebrates, explores and critiques writing of all genres. Be intrigued and inspired, captivated and challenged alongside some of the nation’s best writers, thinkers and speakers as we take the mystery out of writing.

Due to coronavirus the 2020 Festival will not take place this year, but if circumstances allow we hope to hold a few small events towards the end of the year, and perhaps a small event in 2021.

The Tamar Valley Writers Festival remains one of the largest Australian writers festivals outside any Australian capital city.

The next full Festival will be in 2022.




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Tamar Valley Writers Festival is a biennial event (every 2 years)

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