News & Editorial


16 December 2020

Vale the incomparable Mungo MacCallum. Mungo was closely involved with Byron Writers Festival since its inception and will be fondly remembered by Festival audiences as the instigator of lively, irreverent discussion, often with a glass of red wine in hand. Thank you to Russell Eldridge for writing this wonderful tribute to his extraordinary life and work.

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18 November 2019

Yoga and writing: Two separate disciplines that have been in practice for millennia. Ahead of her December workshop 'Lessons from Yoga for Writers', Inez Baranay speaks about her experiences with each practice,  how they have each influenced her over the years and why understanding the relationship between the two is beneficial. Interview by Carolyn Anderson.

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3 May 2017

Local author and Byron Writers Festival board member Jesse Blackadder shares the history of StoryBoard, after the unveiling of the magical bus which will bring a touring creative writing workshop to Northern Rivers kids.

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26 April 2017

Byron Writers Festival director, Edwina Jonson, visited India in January of this year as one of the delegates for the Australia Council India Exploratory 2017 Program, where she had the opportunity to immerse herself in India’s vibrant literary scene. She spoke to Emily Brugman about her experience.

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