august, 2019

31aug01sepWest Writers Forum at Melbourne Writers Festival


Event Details

Join the West Writers Group for our annual literary outing — the West Writers Forum — presented this year as part of the Melbourne Writers Festival.

Footscray Community Arts Centre brings you a weekend of workshops, conversations, and performances showcasing work from local and international artists, including members of the West Writers Group. The Group will also launch its online identity as part of the Festival. To know more about them, go to:

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West Writers Forum 2019 Program

Saturday, 31 August
Behind the Screens
10am – 4pm

Parallel Universes
6:30 – 8:30pm

Sunday, 1 September
West Writers X WrICE: CRAFT
11am – 12:15pm

What is African poetics?
12:30 – 2pm

Stories of place: FRESH!
11am – 6pm (all day on loop)

Love in Place – an interactive installation
11am – 6pm

Cry Havoc: a Djed Press showcase
4 – 6pm

Presented as part of Melbourne Writers Festival Community Partnerships supported by Helen Macpherson Smith Trust. The West Writers Group is supported by the Malcolm Robertson Foundation.


August 31 (Saturday) 10:00 am - September 1 (Sunday) 6:00 pm


Footscray Community Arts Centre

45 Moreland St Footscray