It is over but you don’t have to miss out. For a limited time tickets will continue to be sold via Eventbrite and people who purchase tickets will receive a link to the recordings of the sessions.  

You can make your selection and payment by clicking HERE and going to the EVENTBRITE website.

A complete full seven day Festival program giving details of all fifty events and profiles of the speakers, is available HERE as a Word document. Within the document, by control-clicking (Mac users right click) on a presenters or speakers name you will be taken to their website for additional information.

With fifty speakers across the seven days, all themed around For the Love of Writing, there is something of interest no matter what genre of writing excites you. Event participants include Society members and external speakers from Australia, England, Italy and Canada. The festival includes workshops on how to get published, panel discussions on diverse topics such as writing about adventure, food, memoir and more, including fantastic headline speakers each day.

This festival will be live streamed via Zoom. The Festival launch, Open Mic Night and the Difficult Women show will be both live and live steamed however separate tickets are required.

Tickets for the Festival launch and the Difficult Women show are available from the Eventbrite website. For Open Mic Night please email Blaise van Hecke as booking are essential. blaise@busybird.com.au

If you require additional information, or have queries, please email Caroline Webber – caroline.webber@greenolivepress.com

A message from Society President Caroline Webber: Grateful thanks to the SWWV Committee, Festival Sub-Committee and members of SWWV for their help with planning and organising the Festival. Special thanks to non-members, Lucy Steabben for her technical assistance and Jessica Bendell of Jessica Bendell Publicity for overseeing the publicity campaign.

Our sincere thanks to Melbourne City Council for providing our launch space at Library @ the Dock.

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