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What are the dates for the 2018 Brisbane Writers Festival?

The next Brisbane Writers Festival will take place in Brisbane from Friday 7 to Saturday 9 September 2018. Word Play will return from Tuesday 4 to Friday 7 September.

When does the 2018 Brisbane Writers Festival go on sale?

Word Play will go on-sale late May. Brisbane Writers Festival will go on-sale early July.

What about Love YA?

Our first event of 2018, Love YA, will take place at Flowstate in South Bank of Saturday 12 May. The full program will be announced in March, with tickets going on-sale to the General Public on Friday 6 April. Our Early Bird tickets will be released to our Festival Friends and VIPs on Monday 26 March.

How can I work, volunteer or intern with UPLIT?

We'd love to work with you! Click on the links to read about our current internship, volunteer and employment opportunities and sign up to our eNews to stay up-to-date with any opportunities.

Can I donate?

As a not-for-profit organisation, we rely on the support of our donors to continue our activities.

I’m a writer – How do I get my work on at the Brisbane Writers Festival?

Brisbane Writers Festival is programmed via invitation from the Artistic Director and Content & Engagement Team. All unsolicited pitches can be sent to program@uplit.com.au. Please include samples of your work, your professional biography, press releases and other relevant media (websites, images and reviews).

Please note, that while we endeavour to get back to everyone who contacts us, there may be some instances where we are unable to.

What is UPLIT

UPLIT is a platform dedicated to connecting Queensland through stories and ideas. UPLIT is the presenting body behind Brisbane Writers Festival, Word Play, Love YA, Angel's Palace, and other Queensland-based literary and story-based projects and initiatives. Read our mission and brand values here.

I still need more information.

If your question isn't asked frequently enough to land on this page, feel free to contact us at info@uplit.com.au and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.