“My Very First Reading”

Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 5:30 pm

Ever wished you could go back and be in the audience when your favourite author performed their work for the first time? This just may be your chance! These writers may not have read their work to an audience before, but there’s a first time for everything. Open mic slots available – you won’t find a more supportive audience anywhere.

Image credit: Sarah-Jane Edis

Freaky Stories

Sunday, October 2, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This is a true story: it happened to a friend of mine. NYWF punters get up to share their freakily true tales.

Fury Road


Saturday, October 1, 2016
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Homegrown writers with a strong connection to our landscape discuss how we will weather the political, cultural and environmental challenges facing Australia.


Sunday, October 2, 2016
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A live recording of the 'Dear / Hello' podcast - a series of open letters to moments of change.

Late Night Readings: The Minotaur Under My Bed

Thursday, September 29, 2016
10:30 pm - 12:00 am

The Late Night Readings are everyone's favourite NYWF institution! Pull up a bean bag and get cosy.