Excellence

Join us in bringing the greatest literary luminaries to Melbourne, fortifying our city’s leadership position as a UNESCO City of Literature.

‘In the process of meeting likeminded people and being prodded to open eyes and ears to new ideas we become, not only more self-aware, but more world-aware.’ – MWF18 Artist

The world needs big ideas right now and MWF provides the platform to share them with all Australians. Join us in bringing the greatest international literary luminaries and local legends to Melbourne, fortifying our city’s leadership position as a UNESCO City of Literature.

Knowledge: 91% of audience members agreed that they gained new knowledge, insights and ideas at MWF18.

Meaning: 85% of audience members agreed that they were moved and inspired at MWF18.

$200 Support an emerging local author’s first appearance at a writers festival.
$1,000Give one of Australia’s top authors a platform to share their big idea at the festival.
$5,000 Facilitate a global exchange of ideas by bringing an international literary luminary to Melbourne.
$10,000 Share your love of reading with all of Melbourne by becoming an MWF Ambassador.
$25,000 Take your place as a leader in Melbourne’s literary community by becoming an MWF Patron.

We invite you to be part of the story.

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

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