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  • 2016 Sunshine Coast International Readers and Writers Festival

    Coolum Beach

  • Ancient Dreaming Tomorrow's Vision

    Ancient Dreaming Tomorrow's Vision

    Signature Artwork For The Festival by Jandamarra Cadd

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Guest Artists and Speakers

We have a very full list of artists appearing at the festival

The Festival showcases the amazing talents of a huge variety of local, national and international artists.
Renowned writers, performers, musicians, raconteurs, poets, artists all coming to Coolum for the Sunshine Coast Readers and Writers Festival.  See you there! 


Festival Venues

The Festival will feature events at a range of venues at Coolum Beach

Right in the heart of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Festival events will take place in Coolum Civic Centre, Jack Morgan Park (two marquees), Coolum Bowls Club, My Place Restaurant, Coolum Surf Club and Tickle Park with seven venues of entertainment over three nights and two days at the beauiful Coolum Beach - the geographic coastal heart of the Sunshine Coast. 


Partners Sponsors and Supporters

Gold Sponsor - The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) is a partnership between the Queensland Government and Sunshine Coast Council to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland.


Qld CoA Stylised 2LS GREEN
This project is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland


KCs Fireworks Logo
KC's Fireworks - Gold Sponsor. Established in 1989 in Yandina on the Sunshine Coast, KC’s Fireworks Displays are one of the biggest fireworks companies in Australia boasting awards such as: Best Business (Entertainment) Sunshine Coast Tourism Awards and 3rd place in the Asian World Pyrotechnic Championships in Macau in 2000

Get In Touch

For all festival enquiries please contact our Festival office on 0435 877 617 or email enjoy@sunshinecoastreadersandwritersfestival.com