It takes a village to raise a child, and it takes a team of awesome people and the financial support of many kind individuals and organisations to put on the National Young Writers’ Festival.

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Special thanks

2018/19: We thanks Jim Griffiths and Amelia Tedder for their assistance in photographing our festival.


Other ways to help

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It’s a critical time for the festival to grow and it’s your generosity that can help us plan sustainably for the future NYWF that we dream about each day; better, more innovative, diverse and accessible for our artists and audiences. If you are able to make a contribution please consider doing so. All donations over $2.00 are tax deductible.

For further details about other ways to donate or show your support, please contact our Festival Chair at


Merchandise is back for the 2019 festival! Watch this space for how and where you can buy!

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