Bathurst Writers' & Readers' Festival


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The Bathurst Writers' & Readers' Festival will take place at BMEC from 26 - 28 May 2017.  All Sessions are free. 

In 2017 we are working on bringing the Bathurst community another great Writers' & Readers' Festival which will be held from 26 - 28 May. Enjoy 3 days of Live and Local streamed sessions from the 2017 Sydney Writer's Festival featuring a host of International and Australian Writers alongside local events. Local events include: Poetry Slam, Writing Workshops and The Great Festival Read - Bathurst's own Big Book Club and discussion,  the book selected is The Dyehouse, written by Mena Calthorpe.

The Dyehouse is available at Books Plus, and the Bathurst City Library.

Latest Program as a pdf is available by clicking here.     Please note that this schedule may change. 

For images from the 2016 Festival check out our Facebook Album 


We are grateful to our financial supporters and creative partners. If you are interested in supporting the festival please contact us!

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