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Byron Writers Festival Prize Winner

The winner of the Byron Writers Festival Membership Drive major prize, which included a $250 Summerland Credit Union account was Claudia from Port Macquarie. Congratulations Claudia.

Claudia was thrilled to be the major prize winner and kindly donated from her prize win to the Summerland Flood Recovery Fund. This fundraiser has recently been established through the Australian Mutual Fund so donations are tax deductible. Donate or find out more about the Flood Recovery Fund here.

2022 Festival dates announced

Mark your calendar for Byron Writers Festival 2022, set to take place this August 26 — 28 at a new site, the beautiful North Byron Parklands.

For three days in August, more than 100 writers and thinkers will come together in Byron to ponder the power of stories and the written word in shaping who we are. Now in its 26th year, Byron Writers Festival has become famous for its relaxed and friendly vibe, open-air coastal location and compelling conversations spanning a mix of genres including environment, first nations, politics, philosophy, music, art, social issues and of course memoir and fiction.

Key Dates

June 15: Early Bird 3-day Passes on sale (one week only), first guest announcement

June 30: Sunday Locals* Passes on sale (*limited release, conditions apply)

July 13: Full program announced – all tickets on sale

Aug 26-28: Festival Weekend

For more information, please visit the Byron Writers Festival website.

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