How to Book

Book your tickets to MWF Digital

Get Tickets

To make your booking, simply create an online account.

Pay What You Can

This year, Melbourne Writers Festival invites you to pay what you can to access MWF Digital sessions. You may choose from $5, $10, $20 or $50 per ticket, or make a FREE booking.

We don’t want money to be a barrier to accessing the program, but we’re also making it possible for audiences to be generous where they can, to keep MWF going strong.

How to View Your Sessions

To view your online sessions during MWF Digital, follow these five steps in our visual guide.

We also recommend that you set your browser to enable third party cookies, so that streaming issues are minimised.

  • If you are using a Mac, please enable the third party cookies setting.
  • If you are using Internet Explorer (IE), try Microsoft Edge as an alternative browser.
  • If you are using Firefox 79, make sure Play DRM content is enabled.
  • If your Chrome browser is less than 84, please update to the latest version of Chrome​.

Live Streamed content will stream at its designated time from YouTube.  No bookings required.  This includes 3 events:


We put together a list of frequently asked questions to guide you through the booking process, including how to set up your online account.

Can’t find what you’re looking for?

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