Let the Festivals Begin!

Where you can find us (and by ‘us’ we mean our young readers, writers and editors) at Melbourne Writers Festival and Brimbank Writers & Readers Festival this year!


Melbourne Writers Festival

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Early Harvest Office of Comma Integrity and Grammar Realignment

Join us for a Top Secret Tour of the Early Harvest Office at 100 Story Building. Pitch your ambitious ideas, check your eagle-eyed editorial vision and publish your very own story! With assistance from founding Early Harvest editor Emma Hewitt and our helpful Editorial Officers of Comma Integrities.

Saturday 27 August, 10am. Ages 8+.

Free, please book.

Story Peddlers Tent: Story Slam

Come along and hear five fabulous storytellers, Scott Edgar, Alice Pung, Michael Short, Terry Yeboah and Kelsey Watt, tell their five-minute stories – or sign up at peddlersinc.com to tell your own.

This event raises money for 100 Story Building’s free programs for children and young people.

Hosted by MC Lachlann Carter. Judged by Mr P Eddler and Madame Mystique, plus an audience member of their choice. Music from Eliza Hull.

Sunday 4 September, 5pm. This is an 18+ event.


Chain Letter Book Club

Right now, the young readers of Level 87 Book Club are exchanging thoughts and book feels with the writers of WrICE. Then, it will be your turn! Look out for the publication of their Chain Letter Book Club during the festival on the WrICE, MWF and 100 Story Building blogs!

Online, from 29 August.


Brimbank Writers & Readers Festival

Choose your own adventure!

Can’t decide what should happen in your story? Have too many ideas for the adventures of your hero? In this zine-making workshop you can send your characters to many ends – and make your readers decide!

Monday 5 September, 4pm. Ages 8+.

At Deer Park Library, 4 Neale Rd, Deer Park.

Free, please book.