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January
February 9 February – 4 March 2018 Perth Writers Festival
16 February – 18 March 2018 Adelaide Fringe Festival
23 February – 18 March 2018 New Zealand Festival Writers Week
March 14 – 16 March 2018 Somerset Celebration of Literature
25 March 2018 Creative Non-Fiction Festival
29 March – 2 April 2018 Swancon
April 19 April 2018 KSP Press Club
30 April – 6 May 2018 Sydney Writers’ Festival
May 6 May KSP Writers’ Centre Open Day
15 – 20 May 2018 Auckland Writers Festival
24 -27 May 2018 Wordstorm
31 May – 2 June 2019 Children’s Book Council National Conference
June 6 – 11 June 2018 Grenfell Henry Lawson Festival of the Arts
July 7 July 2018  CYA Conference
18 – 21 July 2018 Voices on the Coast – Youth Literature Festival
August 3 – 5 August 2018 Byron Bay Writers Festival
17 – 19 August 2018 Romance Writers Of Australia National Conference
23 – 26 August 2018 Queensland Poetry Festival
24 August – 2 September 2018 Melbourne Writers Festival
September 5 – 9 September Write Around the Murray Festival
7 – 9 September 2018 Brisbane Writers Festival
27-30 September National Young Writers’ Festival
October
November
December
Not yet scheduled September Odyssey: Line by Line Literary Festival
September Story Arts Festival Ipswich
September Tasmanian Writers’ Festival
October Reality Bites