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Welcome to the 2023 Capricorn Coast Writers Festival!

We are delighted to be back for our third Capricorn Coast Writers Festival, to be held from 2nd – 4th June.

We have a packed programme for readers and writers alike, presented by the best of the best. There is something for everyone and we can’t wait to share the festival with you all.

2023 Festival Presenters

We have an incredible line up of speakers and presenters attending the 2023 Capricorn Coast Writers Festival and we cannot wait for you to meet them. 

QWC Writers Consults

What now? What next? Critique? Edit? Publish? Courses?
Get yourself a one-on-one consult with either Lori-Jay Ellis or Sandra Makaresz from the Queensland Writers Centre.

Spend half an hour with a QWC expert talking about your writing/career.

Limited spaces available, don’t miss out!


Do you love books? Love people? Love helping in our community? Fantastic! We're looking for welcoming, curious and inspiring people just like you to be our CCWF volunteer crew!

What's On

The Capricorn Coast Writers Festival 2023 programme is currently being put together! We are brimming with excitement and can't wait to share our fabulous programme of events with you. 

Who We Are

The Capricorn Coast Writers Festival organising committee comprises six passionate creatives; storytellers, artists, readers, teachers, & booklovers. We may be few in number, but we are mighty!