Melbourne Writers Festival

Melbourne Writers Festival

Dates: 20 - 30 August 2015

Address: The Wheeler Centre, 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000

Phone: 03 9094 7859  |  Fax: 03 9650 6467  


Melbourne writers festival is the annual celebration for writers, readers and thinkers.

The 11 day program features the world's leading writers, thinkers, illustrators and performers. From lively panel discussions, film screenings, workshops, debates, launches, performances, professional development sessions and more, the Festival is filled with events that celebrate the written word.

International literary sensations, edgy innovators and grand old masters will delight with stories and ideas that make you think, smile, laugh and cry.

The dedicated children's sessions and the renowned schools program opens up a world where children can meet and interact with their literary idols; be inspired to try creative writing and develop their love of books.

Melbourne Writers Festival is held at a range of venues across Melbourne, from the Festival hub that is Federation Square to the Town Hall, ArtPlay and beyond.

Don't miss this world-class festival. To find out more, follow the festival on Twitter, like the festival on Facebook, subscribe to the e-newsletter or simply visit the website.

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