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Become a Citizen of Literature.

Individual donations are crucial to Melbourne Writers Festival. No matter how large or small, your gift will ensure the Festival continues to be a dynamic, enquiring program that presents writers of appeal to readers of all ages, backgrounds and passions. We warmly welcome each of our donors to the MWF community as a Citizen of Literature.

Join the Citizens of Literature today and receive invitations to a range of exclusive events, an advance preview of the Festival program and early bird bookings.

Donate today

Become a Citizen of Literature. Here’s how:

Donate online and pay securely by credit card


Download our donation form, complete and return it by post


Include a donation with your ticket purchase (when purchasing MWF tickets between 17 July and 30 August 2015)


MWF is an incorporated association with Deductible Gift Recipient and charitable status. All donations of $2 or more are tax-deductible.

To find out more please contact Georgina Russell, Marketing & Development Manager via 03 9094 7858 or georgina(at)

MWF gratefully acknowledges the outstanding generosity of our very special donors.


The Hart Line Fund attributed to the Australian Communities Foundation
Allan J Myers AO QC


Finkel Foundation


Malcolm Broomhead
Debbie Dadon
BB & A Miller Fund attributed to the Australian Communities Foundation
Dr George & Rosa Morstyn
John Jerome Myers


Sally Browne Fund attributed to the Australian Communities Foundation
Michael & Ann Cohn
Dominic Dirupo & Natalie Dwyer
Jayne Dullard
Rosemary Geer
Bernard Marin AM
McLeod Family Foundation
Cecilia Myers
Paul & Angela Riggs, Salon Productions Australia
Mark Rubbo
Nick Ruskin
Jane Smith
Michael & Marion Webster


Paul Andrews
Sue Beeton
Jane Bloodworth
Jaclyn Booton
Sandy Coghill
Margaret Cox
Jason Craig
Karen Fehring
Dennis Freeman
Vida Gaigalas
Prudence Griffiths
Nick Hays
Irene Kearsey
Anne Kennedy
Isobel Long
Ethna Macken
Janet McDonald
Karen Monaghan
Stephen Newton
Debra Norbury
Kathleen Prince
Dorothy Reading
Sarah Salem
Ron Savage
Bob Sessions AM
Christopher Wray
Lyn Yates