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One of the only true industry-focused writing festivals in South East Queensland, the Gold Coast Writers Festival, has announced its program for 2012.

Tania McCartney provides a wrap-up of the recent Canberra Readers Festival.

Lois May continues her series on the Brisbane Writers Festival and includes a profile of local favourite William McInnes.

Last year I jumped off the treadmill for nine months and travelled the countryside visiting writers’ festivals and seminars. While I lost my heart to the enchanting Byron Bay Writers Festival, I’m proud to say the Perth Writers Festival (PWF) came in second.

The PWF runs annually in February coinciding with the Perth International Arts Festival, which means there’s very little sleep that month, and neglected mortgages soon spawn some obvious lurking by bank managers.

Lois May takes a look at the upcoming Brisbane Writers Festival, with a touch of Olympic Fever.

Celebrating 50 years of reading, writing and provocative ideas in the sub-tropical city of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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