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Margaret River
Readers & Writers Festival

SAVE THE DATE
01-03 JUNE 2018







2017 Margaret River Readers and Writers Festival

MRRWF Wraps Up for 2017

The 2017 Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival has wrapped up after an overwhelmingly popular response to its inspiring program aimed at bringing stories to life.

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LATEST NEWS






Thank You

A very big thank you to our writers, presenters & readers, staff and volunteers, sponsors and supporters for making the 2017 Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival a huge success.

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aMoment Caravan

Thoughts from Margaret River

A public sculpture. An interactive artwork. aMoment. With headphones on, 2017 festival attendees went on a personal journey of future gazing and big questions. Remember, the password is the two-digit age of the girl in the white dress.

Photo: Justine Spencer


HERE’S WHAT YOU SAID






Year Round Events

Hear inspiring author talks, support fundraising events and attend workshops throughout the year.

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WHAT’S ON


About the

Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival

Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival is the biggest regional literary event in Western Australia. Each year it brings an array of thought-provoking writers to the region including novelists, journalists, academics and established and emerging storytellers from WA, interstate and overseas.


Meet the

Authors

With more than 50 writers, journalists, poets, playwrights, illustrators, photographers and presenters we invite readers to join presenters as we hear stories brought to life in many forms.

Authors and Speakers


The 2017

Program

The 2017 Festival Program explores the art of storytelling in many forms and illustrates the importance of literature, discussion and critical thinking in shaping lives and perspectives.

2017 Program

The 2017

Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival



Latest News


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September 27, 2017

Arts Margaret River is preparing for its 10th annual Readers & Writers Festival to be held next year and is seeking a talented Festival Director to take the reins from outgoing Director Tanya Perdue. General Manager Andrew Frith said Arts Margaret River were looking for a proactive individual with an interest in literature and proven […]

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August 16, 2017

Arts Margaret River is pleased to announce it has signed a three-year agreement with Country Arts WA to help strengthen its annual Margaret River Readers and Writers Festival. Country Arts WA will provide $25,000 per year, for three years to assist the annual Readers & Writers Festival from 2018-2020. This will be used to help […]

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June 14, 2017

Rusty Young, author of the international bestselling book Marching Powder, is set to visit Margaret River to talk about his latest book Colombiano as an out-of-season fundraising event for the Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival, to be held at the Cultural Centre on Wednesday 9 August at 6.30pm. When law-graduate Rusty Young was backpacking […]

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June 6, 2017

The 2017 Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival has wrapped up after an overwhelmingly popular response to its inspiring program aimed at bringing stories to life. The 9th annual festival started spectacularly with writer and social commentator Jane Caro as MC for an evening of entertainment on Friday night. Headline international author Michael Palin drew […]


Our

Partners

Thank you to our partners who make the Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival possible.
If your organisation would like to partner with us for our 2018 event, we would love to hear from you.

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