Cairns Tropical Writers Festival

Cairns, Cairns Area

17 – 19 August 2018 - 

The Cairns Tropical Writers Festival is held in Cairns, North Queensland. It is the heart of literature in the tropics. The program is now available and tickets are for sale at their website.

Some of the highlights are: Local Book Fair and bookstore where you can meet authors, attend book launches and purchase books written by locally based writers, about the region or by their visiting authors.

The Cairns Tropical Writers Festival brings together stories from the region and Australian authors who have published nationally and internationally. Featured authors, regional writers, Public Arenas and exciting workshop programs are designed to ensure there is something for everyone. The blend is irresistible, stamping an indelible sense of place on visitors, and the communities involved.

It is all about Readers Writing and Writers Reading.

Event Dates

This event occurs biennially:
17 – 19 August 2018

Internet Access

  • Free Wifi

Facilities

  • Bar
  • Car park
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • Restaurant - Licensed
  • Shop

Event Venues


Shangri-la, Marina Cairns
Address:
Pierpoint Road
The Pier
Cairns
Queensland, Australia 4870

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

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