Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival

03-05 MAY 2019


to the authors, presenters,
sponsors and volunteers
who made the 2019 MRRWF
an event to remember.

Image credit: Michelle Troop

2019 Margaret River Readers and Writers Festival

Meet the authors

and delight in their wild, weird and wonderful stories.



Readers & Writers


Sharing the joy of reading and writing with local students.


About the

Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival

Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival is the biggest regional literary event in Western Australia. Each year it brings an array of thought-provoking writers to the region including novelists, journalists, academics and established and emerging storytellers from WA, interstate and overseas.

Meet the


With nearly 60 writers, journalists, poets, playwrights, illustrators, photographers and presenters we invite readers to join presenters as we hear stories brought to life in many forms.

2019 Authors and Presenters

The 2019


The 2019 festival program explored wild, weird and wonderful stories that expand our horizons, make us laugh, ponder, question and smile. The 2019 festival has now finished.

2019 Program


15 – 17 May 2020

Latest News
June 21, 2019

Join us for a MRRWF Movie fundraiser: ALL IS TRUE, written by Ben Elton and directed by Kenneth Branagh.
May 9, 2019

Comedian, screenwriter & bestselling author Ben Elton, returns with a blistering satire of the world as it crumbles around us. No one is safe as he sends up everything from fake news culture to extreme gender politics, from political sloganism to the power of the hashtag, and everything in between. DATE: Monday 27 May 2019 […]
May 9, 2019

The 2019 Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival has wrapped up after an overwhelmingly popular response to its program of ‘wild, weird and wonderful’ stories. The 11th annual festival started spectacularly as former broadcaster and radio personality Verity James MC’d the festival launch which was headlined by writer, contrarian, activist and feminist, Professor Germaine Greer. […]
May 2, 2019

Congratulations to the winners of the Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival’s Curious Creations sculptural competition & exhibition. Pictured left to right, Robyn Collins (2nd), Lorraine Frost (1st), Meike Boerema (3rd) and Tamara Aurora (H/C). A fabulous night was had by all with several artworks already sold. The People’s Choice award is open for voting […]



Thank you to our partners who make the Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival possible.
If your organisation would like to partner with us for our 2020 event, we would love to hear from you.

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