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October 21, 2019

My Gorgeous Australian Lady: Love & Melbourne People’s Choice Winner

Melbourne Writers Festival partnered with Study Melbourne to deliver the Love & Melbourne Storytelling Competition for international students. ‘My Gorgeous Australian Lady’ by Elizabeth Loaiza was shortlisted in the English Language Training category and was voted the winner of the People’s Choice Award.   My Gorgeous Australian Lady by Elizabeth Loaiza I never imagined that […]

July 14, 2019

Love & Melbourne Storytelling Competition

The 2019 ‘Love & Melbourne’ competition was open to international students living and studying in Victoria. They were invited to write, photograph, draw or film anything that best represented their love for Melbourne. The winners were announced on stage at the Wheeler Centre on Wednesday 4 September during MWF19. Winning Entries Visual Category: Fiona Kazan […]

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

September 14, 2018

‘A Year of Reading’ Winner Announced

And we have a winner! Darren from Bundoora is the lucky one who gets to take home 52 books by authors at this year’s Festival. Happy reading, Darren! Thanks to all who signed up, and don’t be discouraged – as an MWF eNews subscriber, you’ll get exclusive access to more giveaways in the future. Sign […]

August 14, 2018

Tweet your #MicroPoem and Win

Do you fancy yourself a poet? Perhaps…a micro poet? This year, MWF is giving you the chance to flaunt your poetic prowess with our #MicroPoem competition. From 24 August to 2 September, we invite you to tweet us a poem in 280 characters or less for your chance to win an exclusive set of 3 Moleskine notebooks […]