About the Moreton Bay Readers and Writers Festival

Stories Creating Connection

2021 marks the centenary of the Fellowship of Australian Writers, Queensland, the longest operating writers’ association in Australia. In honour of this, FAWQ wants to celebrate readers and writers by holding a series of workshops, talks and competitions in June/July 2021 that bring our community together, creating connection through our stories.

The Festival seeks to inspire, to be inclusive and accessible, to connect readers and writers and to showcase South-East Queensland’s emerging literary talent. Throughout the Moreton Bay Regional Library network there will be readings, panels, signings, author talks, workshops and competitions, culminating in a celebratory event hosted by the new Petrie campus of the University of the Sunshine Coast – Moreton Bay.

FAWQ President’s statement:

“We are the collection of thoughts and actions that reach back and project forward to make our present reality. Sharing our story connects us. Story is life – share and create.”   – Jim Higgins