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May 27, 2020

Roaring Reads That Crack Us Up

Whether you’re a giggler, snorter or deep-belly laugher, here are our recommendations for novels to lift your moods and pleat your minds with joy: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy  Douglas Adams Liftoff laughs. It’s late, you’re tired, and you want a quick, fun and short read: this cult classic ticks all those boxes, under 200 […]

March 4, 2019

MWF announces Rebecca MacFarling as new CEO

Melbourne Writers Festival is excited to announce that Rebecca MacFarling has joined the team as Chief Executive Officer. Before joining MWF, Rebecca was the interim CEO of the Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka. A marketer and fundraiser by trade, Rebecca has held roles at Musica Viva Australia, Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Bangarra Dance Theatre, […]

May 28, 2018

MWF Program Manager, Jessica Alice, announced as Writers SA Director

We’re delighted that our colleague Jessica Alice will soon join Writers SA as Director. “As MWF program manager, Jessica has curated and managed vibrant, inclusive, and exciting festival programs. We wish her every success in her new role, and her continued contribution to Australia’s literary landscape,” said Shona Barrett, Melbourne Writers Festival CEO. Jessica is […]

January 31, 2018

The Best Parties in Literature

To celebrate our new series of monthly soirées, The Book of Fête, we’re sharing our favourite literary parties – ones we wish we could have attended, or ones we just want to have been able to peek through the keyhole on. Marieke Hardy, Artistic Director God, I would literally elbow a small robust crowd out […]