about the festival

Speculate is a literary festival that celebrates Fantasy and Science Fiction by bringing together Australia’s finest speculative writers for two days centred around the craft of writing.

Together with leading industry voices, Speculate’s goal is to foster the speculative community in Victoria and around Australia with support from readers, publishers, and writers.

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Speculate 2019 took place over two days at the Gasworks Arts Park on Friday 15 – Saturday16 March 2019.


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