Welcoming five incredible authors to Brisbane Writers Festival 2023
Ahead of our official program launch on March 29, we’re previewing some of the many exciting authors at this year’s Brisbane Writers Festival.
From a national treasure to some of the most innovative voices in world literature, these featured events are the indelible prologue to our 2023 story. We can’t wait to share the next chapter!
Full program launch on March 29.
#Word Play 2023
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Early bird prices until March 31.
Dive into Brisbane Writer’s Festival education program for keen readers and writers across Prep to Year 12 – it’s an adventure from beginning to end!
We are delighted to present a diverse and inspiring line-up of internationally bestselling authors for Word Play this year. Word Play takes place from 10–12 May at The State Library of Queensland.
Now in its 17th year, Word Play invites students to grow and experiment with their creativity and immerse themselves in the magic of story with Australia’s leading writers and artists. We also offer a supportive space for teachers to build new skills to confidently approach literacy in the classroom.
Sign up to receive a copy of the 2023 Program
Our full program drops on 29 March. Sign up here to receive a printed copy in the mail, or a digital copy in your inbox. The program will also be available to download right here on our website.
Brisbane Writers Festival is held on the lands of the Yuggera and Turrbul people, on the banks of the Maiwar river. We recognise the important and ongoing contributions of Indigenous Australians to art and literature, and pay our respects to elders past, present and emerging.