Cairns Tropical Writers Festival
The Cairns Tropical Writers Festival was established in 2008 as a biennial event. It brings together our regional community of writers and readers with Australian and internationally revered authors and celebrities, who inspire us and feed our literary minds.

2018 marks our tenth year since the Festival was established and we are delighted to announce that this year, we will be based at Hilton on the Waterfront, 10-12 August. 

This beautiful, well-appointed hotel is immersed in spectacular scenery, with excellent facilities, luxurious accommodation and alfresco dining where you can relax and take in the atmosphere as you unwind for the evening.

An attractive and inspiring location for national and international visitors alike, the Festival is a cultural experience that allows people to touch the inspirational heart of the region in an environment of immense natural beauty.

With such a rich, tropical backdrop, it’s no surprise that the Festival continues to gain national and international appeal, allowing us to continue to showcase the distinctive voices of our tropical region.

Tickets are on sale now - visit our website to purchase, and to find out more about our 2018 program.

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