The Cairns Tropical Writers Festival is held in Cairns and is the heart of literature in the tropics. Highlights include: a 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.
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The Cairns Tropical Writers Festival is held in Cairns and is the heart of literature in the tropics.Find out more