More than words on a page.

Hear, share and explore writing in the heart of Ballarat. We bring diverse voices together to explore new ideas. Join us for author talks, workshops, performance, children’s events and more.

Did you join us at the first Ballarat Writers Festival?

We’d love to hear what you think. Please complete our online survey.

We are excited about the premier 2017 program.

Read or download your copy of the program – there’s lots to be excited about.

Long Stories, Short Runs… See how our partner, Revolution Print, can help you to publish.

Ballarat Writers’ Festival 2017 – Revolution Print from Revolution Print on Vimeo.


Major Partners of the
2017 Ballarat Writers’ Festival




Supporters of the 2017 Ballarat Writers’ Festival