The Word for Word National Non-Fiction Festival

Word for Word National Non-Fiction Festival is Australia’s only national literary event with a dedicated focus on non-fiction writing and ideas.

The seventh annual Word for Word National Non-Fiction Festival will take on a new life this year, changing to an online format as it continues to showcase the very best non-fiction from Australia’s brightest writers and thinkers.

Engaging and intellectually stimulating sessions will explore a wide range of non-fiction topics on the theme of ‘Life, Changing’, including climate change, true crime, global politics, medicine, health, history and more. The program will explore non-fiction across a range of mediums, including memoir and biography, journalism, documentary making, playwriting and spoken word.

The 2020 Online Program will feature a series of events encouraging connection interaction and participation, including live conversations, panel discussions, workshops, and special presentations across three days from 20-22 November 2020. Program announced and tickets on sale Thursday 1 October.