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.
It’s week three of our annual Membership Drive. Join today for your chance to win!
Week Three – Readers’ Prize: One weekly winner will receive a one-year subscription to Overland and a Bloomsbury Book Pack
PLUS ALL new and renewing members in week three will receive a four-week digital subscription to The Saturday Paper
Major Prize – Byron Writers Festival Golden Ticket: 2 x 3-day Festival passes, A double invitation to the Festival’s opening night event, and 2 x tickets to a Festival feature event. Value $650 (Renew before midnight 28 February)
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:
Discounts on the annual Festival and year-round events & workshops
Priority booking periods for Festival tickets and first access to the Festival Program
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
Access to professional development and mentorship services
Opportunities including the annual Residential Mentorship and our new Mentoring Scholarships scheme
Access to our private lending library
Networking and new social opportunities
Voting rights at the Byron Writers Festival’s AGM
Byron Writers Festival membership expires on 28 February of the following year. Memberships are processed online and are discounted by 50% between September and December.
If you are experiencing difficulties please call (02) 6685 5115.
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.