Volunteer Callout: we’re looking for you!

In 2019 NYWF is seeking some enthusiastic and passionate humans who are infatuated with reading and/or writing, and are willing […]

Volunteer staff and the NYWF

Since it was founded over 21 years ago, the National Young Writers’ Festival has been a volunteer-run, community-driven organisation.  We […]

Nina Oyama: Comedy Set

Stay tuned for Artist Callouts! [2019]

The National Young Writersʼ Festival Team has begun preparations for the 2019 festival! Stay tuned for our callout in February […]

The Changing Shape of Political Criticism

2018 Program Announcement

The program for the 2018 National Young Writers’ Festival (NYWF), running between September 27-30 in Newcastle, has been announced. The […]

2018 Artist Announcement

The National Young Writers’ Festival is pleased to announce the artists for their 2018 program, which runs from September 27-30. […]

Jobs at NYWF: Young Queer Writers Program Producer & Digital Editor

We have some roles to fill for NYWF 2018.   YOUNG QUEER WRITERS PROGRAM PRODUCER: NYWF is looking for an […]

Call for Board Members

NYWF seeks new members from Newcastle or the Hunter region to join the Board of the National Young Writers’ Festival. […]

Comedy as a Weapon Panel

Comedy as a Weapon

By Ethan Andrews I told another comedian about the topic of this panel and they cringed. At the bottom of […]

Art Festival Debate

NYWF and the Local Comedy Scene

By Ethan Andrews I first attended the National Young Writers’ Festival in 2014, a year that also saw the formation […]

Subbed In

What Went Down At ‘Please Laika Me’, Our Sydney Satellite Event

By Sebastian Gonzalez Following the NYWF Program Launch at Cakewines last month, I was full of enthusiasm for a festival I […]

Getting to and surviving Newcastle

Newcastle ain’t the site of extreme urban decay that it used to be. Even for those of you who have […]

Please Laika Me – Subbed.in Sydney Satellite

The National Young Writers’ Festival touches down in Sydney for one-night-only. Join City of Sydney Library and literary organisation, Subbed […]

20th Birthday Celebrations & Program Launches in Sydney and Melbourne

As we emerge from the chrysalis of our teenage years, join us in Sydney and Melbourne for a toast to […]

NYWF Volunteer Call Out 2017

Do you love writing, reading, and all kinds of fun? Are you an enthusiastic human? We want you to help […]