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Collapsing the Conventional: NZ Young Writers Festival 2021

Monday, 13 September 2021, 10:17 am | Young Writers Festival

Now in its seventh year, the New Zealand Young Writers is itching to get started, with a four-day packed programme delving into poetry, playwriting, performance and more. The free to attend festival opens with a bang on Thursday 28 October at our ... More >>

Aotearoa’s Freshest And Most Fresh-faced Literary Festival

Friday, 7 August 2020, 9:03 am | Young Writers Festival

Aotearoa’s freshest and most fresh-faced literary festival is back!!! Ekphrastic exploration; ‘Write like a Witch’; ‘Fern Fronds on Fire: Climate Poetry’; and ‘How to Write a Bad Play’ comprise just part of the literary buffet that ... More >>

Australians ‘standing tall’ in NZ Young Writers Festival

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 1:45 pm | Young Writers Festival

The New Zealand Young Writers Festival has added two dynamic Australian wordsmiths to the 2019 programme, thanks to recent funding from the Australian High Commission. Ebony McGuire and Zac James from Yirra Yaakin ( translation: stand tall) will cross ... More >>

Next generation of writing laureates

Monday, 16 September 2019, 2:20 pm | Young Writers Festival

After an extensive search for the hottest new writing talent across the country, the fifth incarnation of the New Zealand Young Writer’s Festival will ignite Dunedin in early October. With a bold line-up of talented creatives unafraid to challenge ... More >>

New Zealand Young Writers Festival Begins Thursday

Wednesday, 31 August 2016, 9:51 am | Young Writers Festival

Molly Crighton, winner of the 2016 Write Now: Dunedin Secondary School Poetry Competition, will join Hera Lindsay Bird, Gregory Kan and Lynley Edmeades for the Words with Friends opening event at6:00pm on Thursday. Legendary local DJ and previous music director ... More >>

Programme Announced for Second Young Writers Festival

Friday, 29 July 2016, 12:23 pm | Young Writers Festival

After a successful first year, the New Zealand Young Writers Festival is back for its second round. From September 1-4 Dunedin, New Zealand’s UNESCO City of Literature, will host 15 free events - workshops, panel discussions and performances - specifically ... More >>