How to Book Tickets


By email:  

By phone: (03) 9999 1199 (Monday–Friday, 10am–4pm) 

TTY users can phone 133 677 and ask for (03) 9999 1199. 

Speak and Listen users can phone 1300 555 727 and ask for (03) 9999 1199. 

Melbourne Writers Festival also accepts calls via the National Relay Service. Registration is required for this service. Call 133 677 or visit for more information. 

Booking accessible seats

Melbourne Writers Festival holds an allocation of accessible seats for our patrons. So we can provide you with the best seating options, please contact our ticketing team to:  

book accessible seats 

book a seat with the best eyeline of an Auslan interpreter 

book a seat with access to the hearing loop at The Capitol 

book a complimentary ticket as a Companion Card holder.   

You can contact our ticketing team by emailing or calling (03) 9999 1199 (Monday–Friday, 10am–4pm).  

Concession prices

Concession prices are available at MWF events for children under 16, full-time students, Concession or Pension Card holders, and Seniors Card holders. 

Community tickets

MWF has an allocation of tickets available for free for First Nations peoples. To access these community tickets, email or call (03) 9999 1199. 

Accessing your tickets

Your tickets will be immediately emailed to the address you used to make the booking. If you haven’t received your tickets, please check your spam or junk folders. If you encounter any issues accessing your tickets, email or call (03) 9999 1199. 

Ticketing terms and conditions

Please read our terms and conditions via this webpage.