National Writers' Congress

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The National Writers' Congress is a biennial event held by the Australian Society of Authors. The Congress brings together authors, illustrators and industry professionals to discuss writing, authorship, publishing and literary culture in a time of change.

The Australian Society of Authors has made recordings of our 2013 and 2015 Congress, which are available below for ASA members only.

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