High Country Writers Festival

“You should mark this festival in your diary for next year. You’ll come away invigorated.”


SPRING INTO STORYTELLING in the NSW New England region of Glen Innes! The High Country Writers Festival takes place annually at The Makers Shed with a series of author talks. A multi-day writer’s retreat also takes place at Waterloo Station.

High Country Writers Festival: Saturday October 16 and Sunday October 17, 2021
High Country Writers Retreat: Thursday October 14 to Monday October 18, 2021
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The 2020 High Country Writers Festival featured authors NICOLE ALEXANDER, MARY MOODY, CALLUM CLAYTON-DIXON, MARY GARDEN, HAYLEY KATZEN and YUMNA KASSAB at author talks and writing sessions in Glen Innes in the NSW New England region during spring. Thanks to Captive Light Media for this highlights reel of our October 24 sessions. Head to our Writer’s Retreat page to check out another great clip of our Author Walk!