MWF Staff
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August 15, 2019

An Ode to the Tome: Too Much Lip, The Erratics and Love!

We all have those books. The ‘I fell asleep reading you’, ‘I dropped you in the bath’, ‘I covered you in crumbs as I devoured you over lunch’ – the un-put-downables that became like instant best friends or toxic lovers. To celebrate the powerful ways in which words can rouse us, we’re asking our favourite book bloggers to […]

July 28, 2015


I am a big fan of blogging as a platform for creativity and communication – in fact, across three years as MWF Director I have brought some of the world’s best international bloggers to Melbourne to take part in the fun of the festival, including Bike Snob NYC, Tavi Gevinson, Brain Pickings and, this year, […]

February 5, 2015


  At MWF, interns play a vital role in delivering the Festival and become true members of our Festival family. We love having interns as part of our team and do our best to provide a meaningful (and memorable) experience for them. Here’s what a few of last year’s interns said about their experience at […]

September 8, 2016


Guest post from Editors Victoria Behind every great writer is a great editor. Or two. Sometimes even three! Did you know that manuscripts can pass through the hands of several editors? On its way to being published, a book can be worked on by a commissioning editor, developmental editor, structural editor, copy editor and, just […]

December 12, 2018

Belong’s Reading List: Aboriginal Women at MWF18

Melbourne Writers Festival is committed to creating space for First Nations voices within the Festival program. We celebrate the breadth, depth, and diversity of Aboriginal authors, poets, journalists and commentators through appearances by many talented individuals. In 2018 MWF was proud to have Belong as a cultural partner for the first time, with a strong […]

October 28, 2018

Best MicroPoems of MWF18

During MWF18 we asked for #MicroPoem tweets for a chance to win three Moleskine notebooks custom designed for MWF18, and you delivered! In 280 characters or less you told stories of love, optimism and change. Have a read of our favourites. MicroPoems by MWF18 Poets Winning MicroPoems Some more of our favourites