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July 2, 2020

First artists to join MWF Digital

Literary giant Kate Grenville, author of Hood Feminism Mikki Kendall and Wind of Change podcaster Patrick Radden Keefe will join MWF Digital. Melbourne Writers Festival today unveiled its first local and international guests, announcing highlights of the program that will run online from 7–16 August 2020. Beloved Australian author and Orange Prize-winner Kate Grenville, whose […]

August 1, 2019

MWF at Dandenong

As well as activating the city of Melbourne with our new Literary Precinct, we’ll also be bringing the magic of MWF to the Dandenong  community. Supported by the City of Greater Dandenong, check out the three free events taking place at Dandenong Library. Peter Polites: The Pillars Saturday 31 August, 2.30pm The anticipated follow up to Down […]

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 […]

July 12, 2019

The Museum of Broken Relationships

We are thrilled to be bringing Croatia’s world-famous Museum of Broken Relationships to Australia for the very first time. The collection of anonymously donated objects of heartbreak and love lost will be exhibited within the Festival precinct throughout the month of September, after the museum’s originators, Olinka Vištica and Dražen Grubišić, carefully curate a Melbourne-specific show. The Museum of […]