News & Editorial


6 January 2023

Volunteers continue to be the lifeblood of Byron Writers Festival’s connection to community. Tom Wolff, our festival administrator, paid a visit to two of our most treasured to talk about their fifty years in the Northern Rivers and what they love most about Byron Writers Festival.

Byron Writers Festival


29 March 2017

The winner of the inaugural Nancy Fairfax Artist-in-Residence for Established Writers was Henri 'Renoir' Rennie, who stayed for a week in the studio at Tweed Regional Gallery in Murwillumbah in early February to devote himself exclusively to focused writing time. Here, Henri reflects on a transportive week, during which progress was most certainly made.

Byron Writers Festival