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Melbourne Writer’s Festival have announced their digital program!

This August the festival will focus on the theme Attention, unpacking how crises and other major events force us to reconsider how we connect with each other and our environment, and celebrating the books and writing that get us through.

The festival will host a series of conversations, workshops, podcasts and more – all taking place online. The lineup has more than 100 brilliant writers and thinkers from Australia and abroad, including Booked Out speakers Thomas Mayor, Alice Pung, Sally Rippin, Sally Warhaft, Ellie Marney, Andrew McDonald, Favel Parrett, Ben Wood, Nevo Zisin and more!

The MWF Schools’ Program

The Schools’ Program brings a series of free videos and education resources to teachers and students, available online from 10–28 August. Featuring a stellar line-up of authors, including Gregg Dreise, Lee Constable, Zana Fraillon and Lili Wilkinson for Primary, and Zana Fraillon, Will Kostakis, Rawah Arja and Lisa Fuller for secondary.

Lili, Rawah and Lisa are available for online sessions throughout the year. Check out these wonderful speakers in action at MWF, and if you’d like to book an individual session for your school, get in touch at or (03) 9824 0177.

Speaking of the world becoming increasingly digital, check out our cyber safety expert Leonie Smith. Cyber Safety is more important now than ever with the numbers of students online increasing significantly due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

Leonie is now taking webinar and video presentation bookings to help you navigate the increase in online exposure during the current climate. The interactive online sessions are available for students, parents and educators. You can find out more about The Cyber Safety Lady sessions here and contact us to make an enquiry.

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