Festival Events

Blue Mountains Writers’ Festival

In 2019, Blue Mountains Writers’ Festival will invite the best writers and thinkers from around Australia to share ideas, spark conversations and inspire creativity. With a bold, playful and literary focus, the Festival will feature a jam-packed program of events, set amidst spectacular physical surroundings. Keep up to date with program announcements by subscribing to our e-news.

The full program can be viewed here.

  • 22-25 August 2019
  • Festival Passes
  • Friday 23 August
  • Saturday 24 August
  • Sunday 25 August
  • Fringe Events

THE CHILDREN’S HOUSE

10:00am – 11:00am
David Brooks with Christine Townend

THE GRASS LIBRARY

10:00am – 11:00am
Chris Fleming

ON DRUGS

11:30am – 12:30pm

INSIDE PUBLISHING

3:00pm – 4:30pm
Chris Hammer

BLOOD AND DIRT

4:30pm – 5:30pm

LIBRARY PYJAMA PARTY – BANANAS IN PYJAMAS

4:15pm – 5:00pm; 5.15pm to 6:00pm

LITERARY DINNER WITH KERRY O’BRIEN

Saturday 24 August, 7:00pm – 9:30pm
Ailie Banks

THE BOOK OF BITCH

Exhibition runs 9 - 26 August
Tracy Sorenson

WORKSHOP: FROM LITTLE THINGS, BIG THINGS GROW

Saturday, 17 August 10:00am – 1:00pm
Darks Cave

DISCOVER THE SECRETS OF DARKS CAVE

Thursday, 22 August 10:00am – 1:30pm

POETRY SLAM!

Thursday, 22 August 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Melina Marchetta

SCHOOL’S IN! WITH MELINA MARCHETTA

Friday, 23 August 9:30am - 11:30am