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.
Our 2017 Early Bird Membership Drive runs until 28 February
– $10 off membership
– Chance to win prizes including a Byron Writers Festival Golden Ticket*
– Discounts on the annual Festival and year-round events
– Professional development and mentorships
– northerly (member magazine) published every two months. The magazine contains details of events and workshops, industry-related information and interviews, opportunities for writers, competitions, writer profiles and more.
– Access to our private lending library
– Networking and new social opportunities (tba)
– Voting rights at the Byron Writers Festival’s AGM
– Discounts at nominated local businesses
* Golden Ticket includes a double pass to five year-round events and two x 3 day passes for the annual Festival.
Byron Writers Festival membership expires on 28 February of the following year. Memberships are processed online.
If you are experiencing difficulties please call (02) 6685 5115.
Throughout the Membership Drive we will have weekly prizes to give away and one major prize drawn on the 28 Feb.
Any member joining or renewing before 13 February will all receive a…
Four week digital subscription to The Saturday Paper for every new or renewing membership this week!
Week 1: Double Sunday Pass to the annual Byron Writers Festival- won by Yolinda Critchley
Week 2: Brookfarm Gourmet Gift Bag- won by Maureen Fletcher
Week 3: Byron Writers Festival Merchandise Pack- won by Diana Jarman
Week 4: The Saturday Paper 4 Week Digital Subscription– everyone was a winner!
Week 5: Byron Writers Festival Book Pack– won by Lindy Thistleton
All members joining or renewing during the Membership Drive will go into the major prize draw for the Byron Writers Festival’s Golden Ticket: a double pass to five year-round events and two x 3 day passes for the annual Festival.
All early bird member signups will receive $10 off
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.
$60 Adults / $50 pensioner concession / $40 students
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.
$90 per family
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.