Brimbank Writers & Readers Festival 2020-Expression of Interest
Are you an emerging writer or performer who lives, works or studies in Brimbank, or feels connected to the area?
Do you have a reading, writing or storytelling event you would like to present during the 2020 Brimbank Writers and Readers Festival?
The Brimbank Writers & Readers Festival (BWRF) is an annual event that encourages a love of reading and literature, celebrates creativity and diversity, and promotes lifelong learning in Brimbank. The ten day program of workshops, author talks, panel discussions, creative & professional writing, storytelling and more is free of charge for the community. Our 2018 festival attracted over 750 attendees.
The 2020 festival is set for 19-28 March 2020, and we would like to invite the Brimbank community to be involved in the program.
What are we looking for?
We are scheduling two events involving community:
1. A panel discussion for two or three authors or emerging writers to showcase their published work.
Open to individuals who:• Live, work or study in Brimbank, or are connected to the area
• Aged 15 years or above
• Have had a piece of writing published, to discuss process of writing and their experience for approximately 20- 30 minutes each.
2. An open event, for individuals and community groups, which could include: a workshop, a spoken word performance, a public reading, a book launch or an exhibition.
Open to individuals or community groups (unincorporated associations) who:• Live, work or study in Brimbank, or are connected to the area
• Have a specific event relating to writing, reading or storytelling
• Will lead the planning and delivery of the event.
What we can offer• Access to Council venues, including Brimbank Libraries
• Promotion in our 2020 Brimbank Writers & Readers Festival brochure
• An individual event poster
• An event host, if required
Remuneration will fall within Australian Society of Authors (ASA) rate recommendations
• Complete the online Expression of Interest form by Thursday 17 October 2019
• Successful entrants will be notified by the end of November 2019.
Expression of Interest - BWRF 2020
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