14-17 October 2022

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The Good Life – 2022 Program Reveal

That's right, our program is now LIVE and limited earlybird tickets are on sale until August 29 - get in quick to save. We have 40 speakers, thinkers, writers, and storytellers taking part in over 25 events across four days.…

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Dr Norman Swan is Coming to Tasmania

The Tamar Valley Writers Festival is delighted to present these exclusive conversations with Dr Norman Swan in Launceston and Hobart to talk about his latest book: “SO YOU WANT TO LIVE YOUNGER LONGER?” (Hachette Australia). Our 2022 Festival theme is…

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Making The Invisible, Visible.

The launch of Avery McDougall’s debut young adult fiction novel ‘Invisibly Grace’ was an enjoyable and thought-provoking evening hosted by the Tamar Valley Writers Festival at Petrarch’s Bookshop, attended by headspace Launceston. McDougall was presented in conversation with local literary…

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The Making of a Magpie: Writing Tamar The Thief

Tamar the Thief is an e-book that was commissioned and created by the Tamar Valley Writers Festival to be shared for free with schools, families and readers everywhere. The project was the vision of the festival’s artistic director Georgie Todman,…

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Congratulations to Kyle Perry!

Congratulations to Kyle Perry on the exciting news that his best-selling debut crime novel, The Bluffs, has been optioned to become a TV series by First Option Pictures. Kyle is a Tasmanian author who was a 'full house' drawcard at…

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Sally Wise event celebrating new cookbook

The Tamar Valley Writers Festival and the National Book Council Tasmania invite you to join Tasmanian author and cook Sally Wise and veteran radio presenter Chris Wisbey in celebrating the release of Sally's new book, The Comfort Bake (Murdoch Books). Food…

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