Meet the faces of MWF18

Ahead of the full program release on 17 July, we've released a handful of authors, artists, advocates and activists joining the conversation at MWF18.

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Festival Highlights

Artist

Dr Karl

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki has written 43 science books and has a media career spanning more than 30 years. He has degrees in physics, maths, biomedical engineering, medicine and surgery...

Juno Dawson is the award-winning author of 11 books. Dawson grew up in West Yorkshire, writing imaginary episodes of Doctor Who. She is a regular contributor to Attitude, Glamour a...

Anita Heiss writes fiction, nonfiction, poetry and social commentary. She is a lifetime ambassador of the Indigenous Literacy Foundation and a proud member of the Wiradjuri nation ...

Artist

Shaun Tan

Shaun Tan works as an artist, writer and film-maker, best known for illustrated books that deal with social, political and historical subjects through dream-like imagery. Tan has a...