Be part of our story. Donate to help us bring the best writers, artists and storytellers to Melbourne.

As Australia’s most-loved literary arts festival, we bring the best writers, artists and storytellers to Melbourne for a ten-day celebration of words, writing and the human experience.

With over 300 events and 500 artists, we open hearts and minds to new ideas and diverse voices from around the world. More than 55,000 people each year connect with artists and each other through unforgettable performances, stimulating debates and meaningful conversations.

We invite you to be part of the story.

Donate online, call us on 03 9094 7861, or find out about other payment options.

Maximise your donation by investing in one of our key impact areas:

  • Excellence: A World Class Literary Arts Festival
  • Education: Inspiring the Next Generation of Storytellers
  • Equity: A Festival for Everyone

Melbourne Writers Festival is a not-for-profit organisation with registered charitable and Deductible Gift Recipient status. All donations of $2 or more are tax deductible