New Zealand Young Writers Festival : Dunedin Fringe Festival

New Zealand Young Writers Festival

NZ Young Writers Festival

NZYWF 2023

NZ Young Writers Festival

Held in the heart of Dunedin – UNESCO City of Literature, produced by the Dunedin Fringe Arts Trust, the festival includes workshops, performances, panel discussions, and bookish social festivities. 

NZYWF is an annual festival, where we join playwrights and poets; comedians and historians; critics and consciences. By and for young writers of all ages!

The 2024 festival dates are Thursday 12 - Sunday 15 September.

Click below to check out a range of podcasts, videos and images from past festival programmes.

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About Us

Dunedin Fringe's mission is to provide platforms for creative expression that help nurture communities. We produce the Dunedin Fringe Festival, Amped Music Project and New Zealand Young Writers Festival annually, curate the White Box Gallery, and manage performing arts venue Te Whare o Rukutia and the Dunedin Community Gallery.

Our Contacts

Dunedin Fringe Arts Trust
PO Box 1331
Dunedin 9054
New Zealand

03 477 3350