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Brimbank Writers & Readers Festival 2020-Expression of Interest

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

Instructions
•  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

To discuss further please contact:

•  Sarah Perrett: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
•  Mariama Diallo: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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