Melbourne Writers Festival



Melbourne Writers Festival

Have you booked your tickets to the Melbourne Writers Festival yet?

Many of our wonderful speakers are featured in this year’s fully digital program.
Tune in this weekend to see Speaking Out thinkers in action!

Thomas Mayor will be opening the festival tonight with ‘Finding the Heart of the Nation’.


Then on Saturday you can see Sally Warhaft in conversation with Paul Adler for ‘The Fifth Estate: The Future of Socialism’, followed by Zoya Patel – Writer & Editor speaking with the other contributors of the new anthology ‘After Australia’.

On Sunday Sami Shah will be moderating the ‘We Can’t Say We Didn’t Know’ discussion with Sophie McNeill, followed by Alice Pung‘s interview with with ‘A Lonely Girl is a Dangerous Thing’ author Jessie Tu.


On Tuesday August 11th, the digital gala event ‘Are You Paying Attention?’ features a firecracker of a lineup includes Speaking Out’s Michelle Law, Jess Hill, and host Jamila Rizvi, joined by outstanding writers Leah Jing McIntosh, Favel Parrett, Ellen van Neerven and Alison Whittaker.⁣⁣

Beverley Wang will be closing the night in an interview with Crazy Rich Asians author Kevin Kwan.

Its a feast – and all available from your own living room!⁣⁣
Tickets available here:

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