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Words on the Waves Writers Festival

Bringing a world class writers’ festival to the Central Coast.

The inaugural Words on the Waves Writers Festival will be held on the scenic Central Coast, NSW, 12 – 13 June 2021. Join us for storytelling and energising conversations, book signings with your favourite authors, workshops, a kids’ program and more.

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

About the Festival

Celebrating culture & literature

Bringing together a diverse range of authors and illustrators to celebrate writing, literature, and Australia’s cultural and environmental future.

SCHOOLS PROGRAMS

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Especially designed for school groups

Presented in partnership with SCBWI, our Schools Program will take place on Friday June 11 in Umina Beach. It offers a wonderful opportunity for students to meet their favourite authors and illustrators, and get creative with hands-on writing and illustration workshops.

GET THE FACTS

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Words on the Waves – who, what, where & why

All the information you’ll need to plan your festival experience, including accessibility, venue, ticketing and more.

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Support our first Festival

As a not-for-profit organisation run with a small team of volunteers, contributions of any size go a long way in enriching the creative culture of our community. The Committee includes local Peninsula residents passionate about bringing the arts to the Coast. We are seeking support from the community to help us create a wonderful and inclusive festival.

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