Philosophy, love, war, science, the environment and unforgettable stories are the calling cards of the 2012 Melbourne Writers Festival. The 11-day program is crowded with over 350 of the world’s leading writers, thinkers, illustrators and performers.
With over 300 events, this year’s festival program features an enormous range of literary activity with up to a third of all events free.Festival guests come from countries including Australia, France, Ireland, the United States, India, England, Sweden, Lebanon, and Nigeria, to make up the great living library that is the 2012 Melbourne Writers Festival.
Join us to hear tales of the darkest dreams, of redemption and love, stories to make you laugh out loud and to reflect deeply.
EVENT PASSES | Limited release available now - Bookings and further details on passes: mwf.com.au or call 03 9999 1199.
Melbourne Writers Festival has a number of passes to make it easier for audiences to engage with the festival.
Festival Passes: First Edition, Hardback and Paperback, as well as the New News Pass offer advantages such as discounted tickets and priority queuing.
Simon Callow Opening Key Note
Thursday 23 August @ 7pm
Melbourne Town Hall
Bookings mwf.com.au or 03 9999 1199
Simon Callow - Ballarat Regional Tour
Saturday 25 August @ 7pm
Wendouree Centre for Performing Arts
Bookings wcpa.com.au or 03 5338 0980New
News pass on sale now
Friday 24 August: Federation Square
Saturday 25 August: The Wheeler CentreThe New News 2012 Pass offering access to all seven New News events at a discount, including the Hypothetical.
$100 Adult, $90 Concession (non transferrable)
See mwf.com.au for bookings, further details and full list of New News events.