First 2016 artist announcement

This year the National Young Writers’ Festival is asking you to ‘Get Lost.’ Lost in the endless nooks and crannies of the Australian writing maze.

Staff Highlights – Lex Hirst

This year we have more than 80 cracking events over the 4 day festival. We asked our staff to tell us the […]

Celebrating Kat Muscat

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

Staff Highlights – Madeleine Laing

This year we have more than 80 cracking events over the 4 day festival. We asked our staff to tell us the […]

NYWF 2015 ZINE FAIR CALLOUT OPEN!

If you have a zine dream, to have your work on display with some of the most innovative and exciting […]

Staff Highlights – Sian Campbell

This year we have more than 80 cracking events over the 4 day festival. We asked our staff to tell us the […]

NYWF Program Announced

The program for the 18th annual National Young Writers’ Festival is officially live! This year will see over 100 artists […]

NYWF 2015 WORKSHOPS

To book a spot for any of the workshops below, email info@youngwritersfestival.org Erasures workshop with Hera Lindsay Bird Friday, 2 Oct […]

Seeking submissions: Emoji-pocalypse

In the future, when the written word has become obsolete, the emoji will reign supreme. Here at NYWF, we welcome […]

The National Young Writers’ Festival Announce New Co- Director

The National Young Writers’ Festival (NYWF) is delighted to announce that Sian Campbell has been appointed as the new Co-Director […]

Get involved at a NYWF workshop!

Listening to writers talk shop is super fun, but what if you want to get a little more hands on? […]

NYWF Zine Fair Applications Wanted!

Zine Fair applications are open! [two_third] The National Young Writers’ Festival Zine Fair is back in 2014, and we want […]