Cairns Tropical Writers Festival 2016

Friday 12th to Sunday 14th August, 2016

This is your Festival


In 2016 the Cairns Tropical Writers Festival will celebrate the wonderful environment of our Tropical coast, rainforest and mountains. It is the sensory muse that stimulates our creativity and makes us hold to our Sense of Place.

The Festival will be an exciting program of evocative writers and creative minds that will bring the Tropical experience bursting into life in words and images for our community and visitors alike.

The Festival program will offer the regional community a series of workshops and events early in the year which will lead up to the headline events of the Cairns Tropical Writers Festival weekend of 12th-14th August.

As the program grows we will keep you informed and welcome community input.

In the meantime, please visit our 2014 Festival site and gallery for a glimpse of the possibilities.

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The Festival Committee is delighted to introduce:

Program developer (subject to funding) - Eve Stafford OAM, email
Eve has been involved in and a supporter of the CTWF since the inaugural event in 2008 when she was heading Arts Nexus.

Event Manager (subject to funding) - Melissa Robertson, email
Melissa has been a Festival supporter since 2008 through Arts nexus and was the Event Coordinator for the CTWF in 2014.

Your Festival committee is:
Chair - Robyn Kienzle
Webmaster - Paul Williams, email
Members - Hazel Menehira, Oonagh Prettejohn, Professor Stephen Torre, Dr Bhama Daly, Suzanne Bayliss, Paul Freeman, Kerstin Brown

Contact us at Festival enquiries or PO Box 7772 Cairns Qld 4870 Australia

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