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Bendigo Writers Festival
16 Aug – 18 Aug
The Capital 50 View Street Jaara Jaara Country (Bendigo), Dja Dja Wurrung and Taungurung Country (Victoria)

Bendigo Writers Festival

The Bendigo Writers festival aims to celebrate and promote the art of writing and storytelling by bringing together writers, readers and creative thinkers from diverse backgrounds and genres. The festival features a range of events including panel discussions, keynote speakers, workshops, performances and book launches, which provide a platform for emerging and established writers to showcase their work, exchange ideas, and engage with audiences.

With a focus on promoting literacy and lifelong learning, the Bendigo Writers Festival has become a highly anticipated event for locals and visitors alike, drawing in renowned authors and thinkers from Australia and around the world.

Find these UQP authors at the 2024 Bendigo Writers Festival, and buy tickets to all of their sessions below:

Jazz Money

Friday, 16 August 2024, 6:00 pm 7:15 pm- OPENING GALA: Up Close and Possibly Way Too Personal

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Saturday, 17 August 2024, 11:00 am 12:00 pm- Poets Are Us

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Saturday, 17 August 2024, 1:45 pm 2:45 pm- Poetry + Art

Bendigo Art Gallery 42 View Street Jaara Jaara Country (Bendigo), Dja Dja Wurrung and Taungurung Country (Victoria)

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Sara M Saleh

Friday, 16 August 2024, 6:00 pm 7:15 pm- OPENING GALA: Up Close and Possibly Way Too Personal

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Saturday, 17 August 2024, 11:00 am 12:00 pm- Poets Are Us

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Sunday, 18 August 2024, 11:00 am 12:00 pm- Stories of Hope and Freedom

La Trobe Art Institute121 View Street Jaara Jaara Country (Bendigo), Dja Dja Wurrung and Taungurung Country (Victoria)

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Angela O'Keeffe

Sunday, 18 August 2024, 11:00 am 12:00 pm- Searching for the Sitter

Bendigo Art Gallery 42 View Street Jaara Jaara Country (Bendigo), Dja Dja Wurrung and Taungurung Country (Victoria)

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Jordan Prosser

Sunday, 18 August 2024, 12:31 pm 1:31 pm- From Stage to Page

La Trobe Art Institute121 View Street Jaara Jaara Country (Bendigo), Dja Dja Wurrung and Taungurung Country (Victoria)

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Nova Weetman

Saturday, 17 August 2024, 1:45 pm 2:45 pm- Family Memories

Trades Hall 36-40 View Street Jaara Jaara Country (Bendigo), Dja Dja Wurrung and Taungurung Country (Victoria)

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Shivaun Plozza

Friday, 16 August 2024, 9:30 am 10:15 am- Word Spot: Promises

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Chris Flynn

Saturday, 17 August 2024, 9:30 am 10:30 am- Animal Rights and Wrongs

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