2020 Artist Callout Now Open!
The 2020 National Young Writers’ Festival Presents – THE RAUCOUS TWENTIES Wild parties and great writing, a desire to eat […]
Announcing the 2020 Team!
A new year is upon us, and with that- A new team! Well- Partially a new team! Joining us this […]
We’re looking for 2020 Co-Directors!
It’s that time of year where we say goodbye to Co-Directors and Co-Managers past, and begin to welcome in the […]
2019 Program Announced
The National Young Writers’ Festival will be returning to Newcastle for four days this Labour Day Holiday Weekend from October […]
FREE EVENT: #NYWF2019 Festival Launch
NYWF will be launching our 2019 program with a teaser event this August in Sydney! Join us to celebrate the […]
Zine Fair 2019
The NYWF Zine Fair 2019 is here for zine makers, buyers and sharers everywhere. Since 2000 the fair has been […]
2019 Artist Applications Closed
Artist applications for our 2019 festival are now closed. Thank you to everyone who applied! As always we are blown […]
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 […]
Artist Callouts for 2019
Artist applications for the 2019 National Young Writers Festival are now open! NYWF takes place in Newcastle as part of […]
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 […]
Stay tuned for Artist Callouts! 
The National Young Writersʼ Festival Team has begun preparations for the 2019 festival! Stay tuned for our callout in February […]
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. […]
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 […]