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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 Sunday 9 September 2018. Word Play will return from Tuesday 4 to Friday 7 September.

What is Love YA?

Run on 8th September, Love YA is a full day of free programming especially for fans of young adult fiction. Join host Rhianna Patrick, Love YA youth curators, and a bevy of YA stars as they explore the power of fiction to create and reflect culture and identity and immerse you in thrilling tales and fantasy worlds. Featuring panels, Q&As and book signings for all YA lovers, no matter your age.

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.

I need venue information.

See information about visiting the precinct.

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.

When does the 2018 Brisbane Writers Festival go on sale?

Tickets for BWF and Word Play 2018 are on sale now!

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.