What is Word for Word?

Welcome to Australia’s dedicated non-fiction writing festival. Word for Word is a unique annual literary event showcasing non-fiction writing in all its many facets and forms, featuring world-renowned writers, dynamic panel discussions and in-conversation sessions.

Word for Word is Online?

That’s right! In 2020, Word for Word will present an exciting online program that you can stream live or watch on demand from the comfort of your home, or wherever you may be. Expect the same brand of hard hitting topics and thought provoking presenters.

Why Non-Fiction?

Memoir, biography, journalism, history, science, travel, true-crime, song-writing or poetry – non-fiction writing may take any number of forms. While the format can vary, one factor remains consistent throughout, and that is truth.