Word for Word National Non-Fiction Festival

Festivals and Celebrations

20 Nov 2020 to 22 Nov 2020 Annual Event

Word for Word is Australia’s only literary festival dedicated to showcasing non-fiction writing in all its many genres, forms and facets.

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.

The Festival will take place online, 20-22 November.

The stellar line up will explore diverse topics under the banner of the 2020 theme: ‘Life, Changing’.

Mona Eltawahy. General Sir Peter Cosgrove, Virginia Trioli, John Wood, Heather Morris, Robert Dessaix, Jean Kittson, Louise Milligan, and many more.

All sessions will be live-streamed (or available on demand).


Cafe Conference/Convention Facilities Family Friendly Free Wifi Lockers Non Smoking Parents Room Public Toilet


From AU$10.00

All sessions are $10.

Word for Word’s Festival Five Pass lets you book for any 5 Sessions (these are individually priced at $10) at the discounted price of $45.

The Festival Pass is valid for individual sessions only and does not include the workshop or schools’ sessions.

Event Dates

Annual Event

20 Nov 2020 to 22 Nov 2020

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