Byron Writers Festival is a non-profit member organisation presenting workshops and events year-round, including the annual Festival. Join today to become part of an active and growing creative community.
Why become a Member of Byron Writers Festival?
Byron Writers Festival is passionate about the importance of stories, ideas and debate in shaping culture. Alongside the member services detailed below, becoming a member of Byron Writers Festival offers a chance to be part of our growing community of writers, readers and storytellers and to support the creative arts in regional Australia.
Member Benefits include:
Save up to 20% on Festival 2019 full price tickets
Discounts on year-round events & workshops
First access to the 2019 Festival Program and priority booking periods on selected Festival tickets
Free events for members
Our quarterly member magazine northerly. The magazine covers stories, literature news and reviews, industry tips, upcoming workshops and events, and details about writing competitions, awards and scholarships
Eligibility to apply for the annual Residential Mentorship and our free Mentoring Scholarships
Access to paid professional development and mentorship services
Access to our private lending library
All Byron Writers Festival memberships expire on 28 February the following year. Renewals processed from December 2019 will be rolled over into 2020 (expiring 28 February 2021). Memberships are processed online.
If you are experiencing difficulties please call (02) 6685 5115.
We have four Membership types: Individual, Family, Passionate and Organisation. Want to go ECO? Every environmental choice matters. Save paper and postage and receive our quarterly magazine northerly in digital format!
Individual membership is for individual writers and readers and anyone interested in literature and the arts. Concession rates are available for students and valid concession card holders – the type of concession and card number must be included on your membership application form.
ECO: $55 Adults / $45 Concession (Pensioner or student)
PRINT: $65 Adults / $55 Concession (Pensioner or student)
Family membership represents extraordinary value and is available for two adults and up to three children (under the age of 18 years old) from the same family. Names of family members must be specified at time of joining. The family receives one posted copy of the member magazine per edition and multiple discounts for workshops and Festival tickets.
ECO: $85 per family
PRINT: $95 per family
Do you care deeply about Australian stories, writing, creativity and the arts? Make it official by taking out a Passionate membership and proudly celebrating your support of the creative arts in regional Australia.
Eco: $120 per organisation
PRINT: $130 per organisation
Organisation membership is for businesses, arts organisations, and writers groups. Each organisation receives five posted member magazines and reduced admission prices for five members per project or workshop.