What the Spewcastle?!?!

Sunday, October 1, 2017
7:30 pm - 8:15 pm

Penis towers, obelisks, lighthouses like chess piece rooks ... a theme is emerging. Poets and writers scour Newcastle's streets, creating pieces on the urban landscape before our very eyes.

TOUCH DOWN! Subbed In Sydney Satellite

Sunday, October 1, 2017
5:30 pm - 6:15 pm

The Subbed In Sydney Satellite returns to Novocastia 1 to showcase the crazy capers of their moonface minds. Open mic slots.

Reading Night in Translation

Friday, September 29, 2017
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm

Hear these writers read pieces in a language other than English and bask in the understanding that can transcend language barriers.

Made in Aotearoa

Friday, September 29, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:45 pm

They say the best writers in Australia come from New Zealand. To put that to the test, we gather the finest, hottest writers from the right side of the Tasman to showcase their absurdly rad talents.

Micro-Macro Word Hurl No Biscuit Poetry Anti-Bad Slam

Thursday, September 28, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

All the poetry slams. All at once. This may not work. Open mic.

Comedy Club

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Sunday, October 1, 2017
9:00 pm - 11:45 pm

Comedy gala featuring NYWF artists, local stand ups and performers from Not Just for Laughs.

Fan Fiction Cos-Play Reading

Sunday, October 1, 2017
9:00 pm - 10:15 pm

Xena, Harry Potter, F.R.I.E.N.D.S. or David and Margaret ... We can't tell you who these writers are going to ship, but they will look damn fine doing it.

E-Lit Reading

Thursday, September 28, 2017
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Whether it be twine game, chatbot, or hypertext poetry, these artists discuss the limitation, provocation and potential of digital meaning-making.

Poetry Lunch

Saturday, September 30, 2017
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Back by popular demand and hungry tummies. Get a bite to eat and hear some poetry!

Poetry Lunch

Friday, September 29, 2017
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Back by popular demand and hungry tummies. Get a bite to eat and hear some poetry!

Late Night Readings: Odes to Joy

Sunday, October 1, 2017
10:30 pm - 11:45 pm

Come end the day's festivities with readings from the nation's best and brightest LGBTQ writers. Tonight, these writers will be telling you what makes their hearts sing with joy.

Late Night Readings: Home and Away

Thursday, September 28, 2017
10:30 pm - 11:45 pm

Come end the day's festivities with readings from the nation's best and brightest writers.