FAQs

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What are the dates for the 2017 Brisbane Writers Festival?

BWF17 will take place in Brisbane from Wednesday 6 September to Sunday 10 September.

What are the dates for the 2017 INSPIRE Festival?

In 2017 the INSPIRE Festival will take place on Saturday 17 June.

Can I volunteer at UPLIT?

Absolutely! Our Festivals and programs wouldn’t happen without the help of our amazing volunteers. We do a formal call out for volunteers with positions in marketing, programming, administration and development in the lead up to our major events. The best way to stay up to date is to sign up to our eNews. 

Can I intern at UPLIT? 

Formal internships are coordinated through The University of Queensland and the Queensland University of Technology. 

I want to be involved, but don’t have time to volunteer. What else can I do to help? 

We’re always looking for supporters to help bring our big dreams to life. Head to our support page to find out how you can become involved. 

I just love reading and storytelling. What can you recommend? 

Aha! You sound like you should be an UPLIT Member. You’ll get special invitations, priority access, discounted tickets and voting rights at our AGM, as well as plenty of other special treats throughout the year. You can also become a Chapter One Ambassador or join our Readers Circle – find out more here

I’m a writer – how do I get my work on at the Brisbane Writers Festival? 

All unsolicited pitches can go directly to our programming team by emailing program@uplit.com.au

• Samples of your work
• Your professional biography
• Press releases
• Websites or other relevant media (including images and reviews)

If your files are large, please email us links to online storage folders. 

You can also post your submissions to:
UPLIT
PO Box 3453
SOUTH BRISBANE QLD 4101

Please note, that while we endeavour to get back to everyone who contacts us, there may be some instances where we are unable to. 

Hmmm... I still need more information. 

If your question isn't asked frequently enough to land on this page, feel free to contact us at info@uplit.com.au and we'll get back to you as soon as possible. 



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