Berry Writers Festival - 25 - 27 October 2024Berry Writers Festival 2024 - 25-27 October 2024
Because words matter

25-27 October 2024

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Three Days • Four Venues • Over Seventy Authors & Speakers
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Join us for an exciting three days:
Berry Courthouse - home to the New Voices of the South Coast: A Showcase for Debut Writers at the Berry Writers Festival 2024
Special Festival Event

New Voices of the South Coast: 
A Showcase for Debut Writers

In partnership with the South Coast Writers Centre we will be holding this special event on Sunday, October 27 at the Berry Court House.
Grace Tame & Daisy Turnbull at the Berry Writers Festival 2024
Conversations that Count

Grace Tame & 
Daisy Turnbull

Join Grace Tame (Ninth Life of a Diamond Miner) and Daisy Turnbull (50 Questions to Ask Your Teens) as they discuss risk, reward, friendship, and contentment. Tickets limited. 

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More than books

An Exciting Program of Events

From author workshops to school sessions, there's something for everyone in our exciting 2024 program, which will be released in August.

GRACE TAME // Coming to the Berry Writers Festival 📚
25-27 October 2024

Grace Tame is a survivor of child sexual abuse, columnist, campaigner and the author of a best-selling memoir, The Ninth Life of a Diamond Miner. 

She is the founder and CEO of The Grace Tame Foundation (GTF), a not-for-profit organisation which creates and funds initiatives to prevent, disrupt and respond to child sexual abuse. 

For her contribution to legal reforms that allow child sexual abuse survivors to tell their own stories publicly, Grace was named the 2021 Australian of the Year. 

She lives in Hobart and regularly competes in ultramarathon.

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We are proud to be supported by:
gold sponsor - Bond Lifestyle - supporter of Berry Writers Festival 2024Gold Sponsor - Raine & Horne Berry - supporting the Berry Writers FestivalRay White Berry - Gold Sponsor - supporter of Berry Writers Festival 2024
The Berry Writers Festival acknowledges the Dharawal and Dhurga language-speaking groups who are traditional owners of this area. We acknowledge their customs and culture, which have nourished, and continue to nourish, this land. And we extend our respects to Elders, past, present, and future.

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Festival partners:

Berry Writers Festival Partner: BundanonDymocks books & giftsSouth Coast Property StylingBerry Writers Festival Partner: South Coast Writers Centre