Slinkies/NYWF Phone It In Competition

The Spineless Wonders’ Slinkies team scouts for new and emerging writers  from across Australia. This year, we are excited to […]

NYWF Artist Call Out 2016

Artist Call Outs for the 2016 This is Not Art Festival, comprising National Young Writers’ Festival (NYWF), Crack Theatre Festival […]

Meet the New NYWF Team!

Continuing NYWF Co-Director Sian Campbell is joined in 2016 by three new Co-Directors: David Graham (NSW), Izzy Roberts-Orr (VIC) and Annie Waters (SA). A new Festival Manager and Coordinator have also been appointed, Stella Charls (VIC) and Khalid Warsame (QLD).

Review: Writing About Trauma

Press Room Coordinator Madeleine Laing review’s Saturday’s panel, Writing About Trauma, with Tom Doig, Zainab Syed, Alana Schetzer and Eliza Henry-Jones […]

Review: Editing Ignorance

Press Room Contributor Bridget Lutherborrow reviews Saturday’s Editing Ignorance panel, with Samantha Forge, Emma Marie Jones, Jennifer Dougherty and Leonie […]

Big Issues: Press Freedom, Whistleblowing and National Security

Press Room Contributor Georgia Symons review’s Saturday’s Big Issues Panel – Press Freedom, Whistleblowing and National Security with Frey Newman, […]

Review: Writing Sex

Press Room Contributor Mike Day reviews Friday’s panel, Writing Sex, with Kate Iselin, Emma Marie Jones and Hugo Atherton Gray.  The […]

Daily Comic with Suus Agnes – Day Two

      Suus Agnes (Suzanne Claessen) is a Dunedin-based writer, illustrator and visual storyteller. She produces graphic experimental works including […]

Review: TED-esque Talks

Press Room Contributor Carissa Tan reviews Friday’s event TED-esque Talks, featuring Soreti Kadir, Adeline Teoh, Emma Rayward, Chloe Alison Escott […]

A Newbie’s Guide to Newey Venues

As we gear up for another great year of lit-talking, fun-having and (most importantly) booze-drinking, we thought it would be […]

Wanna Workshop?

One of the side effects of seeing so many incredible writers, editors and performers talking about all the rad stuff […]

Celebrating Kat Muscat

Every year thousands of artists and arts lovers descend on Newcastle for the annual TiNA pilgrimage. For writers at the […]