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Brimbank Writers & Readers Festival

It's a Wrap!

The 2017 Brimbank Writers & Readers Festival has finished for another year after a fabulous 10 days of workshops, author talks, panel discussions, exhibitions, storytelling and more.

Until next year, stay in touch on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with the hashtag #BWRF or sign up to our mailing list below.

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Stay tuned for 2018…

BWRF 8 Opening Night with Craig Reucassel

'Excellent choice of speaker and interviewer!’

‘Great, more of that, and let the Council hear it!’

‘Loved it all - including the quiz!’


So You’ve Got an Idea for a Book… Now What?

‘Very inspiring, the nudge that I needed’

‘Full of useful info. Thank you for confirming how challenging the first draft is!’

‘Delighted with the quality of the workshop and the facilitator's presentations skills and experience. A treat!’

‘Sarah is a terrific communicator, beautiful speaking voice, very knowledgeable’

BWRF 7 The Romance of Writing

‘Entertaining and delightful. A lovely way to pass a Sat afternoon and got me thinking about the VU Course.’

‘Lovely space, great event - really enjoyed it.’

‘Engaging, inspiring conversation. Well done.’

BWRF 3 Ellen van Neerven & Kat Clarke In Conversation with Paola Balla

‘Great to have an event with all Indigenous women, inspiring and empowering’

‘Great talent, love conversation rather than interview style’

‘Always love these events where we can engage with the brilliant Indigenous writers moderated by other Indigenous people’

BWRF 4 Wurundjeri Story Walk

‘Fantastic cultural awareness session. Uncle Bill was engaging and so easy to listen to.’

‘Really engaging and informative! A longer session outdoors in a sit on Country setting would be fantastic!’

‘A good way to educate community’

BWRF 5 Poem to Music

‘Such a wonderful event, library staff are all wonderful & welcome’

‘It was very interesting event for me. I've listened music in Vietnamese language. I really enjoy the music.’

‘Next year please’
BWRF 6 Julian Burnside In Conversation with Alice Pung                            

‘Amazing to have free access to a speaker the calibre of Julian and Alice was the perfect facilitator’

‘Very insightful! My attitudes have changed.’

‘Thank you - wonderful speakers. Very thought provoking.’

‘A treat! Thank you. Continue with the wonderful Writers Festival.’

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Brimbank Writers & Readers Festival 2017
is proudly presented by Brimbank City Council with support from its sponsors.

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