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NAWGFest 2017: General Information

Please note that the information given here relates to a previous event.

You can visit our NAWGFest main page for the latest information.

Welcome to the NAWGFest 2017 page. Here you'll find information about this open festival of writing.

What is the Festival?

On the weekend after the August Bank Holiday, like-minded writers with a broad spectrum of abilities, get together for an exceptional weekend, focussed on improving their writing.

Drinks at the festival

Group photo at pre-dinner drinks, NAWGFest 2016.

The festival provides:

  • Opportunities to network with writers, agents & publishers.
  • Workshops run by professional tutors, to improve your writing.
  • All meals, including our annual Gala Dinner – a highly entertaining evening.
  • Awards ceremony for competition prize winners.

Festival Dates

  •   Friday 1st September 2017,
  • Saturday 2nd September 2017,
  •   Sunday 3rd September 2017.

There's also a festival timetable here on the website.

Festival Venue

Following the success of previous years, the 2017 festival was once again be held at the University of Warwick.

Workshops and Talks

The workshops and talks are listed in our festival brochure and here on the website.


In addition to the main workshops and lectures, there were a wide variety of additional activities to take part in.

Tutors and Speakers

There is a list of our tutors available.

Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony

One of the highlights of the festival, was the Gala Dinner on Saturday evening. This was followed by an entertaining after-dinner talk and the Awards Ceremony, where the winners of the 2017 NAWG members' competitions were announced.


Please see our full price list for details.

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