The Digital Writers’ Festival is an online-first writers’ festival dedicated to celebrating the work of Australian writers and fostering new relationships through collaboration between writers.

The first Digital Writers’ Festival took place in February 2014, with over 90 artists and 10,000 unique visitors.

The DWF is made possible by the Emerging Writers’ Festival.


connor-tomas-obrienFestival Director: Connor Tomas O’Brien

Connor is a writer, designer, & creative type based in Melbourne. He is the designer of Voiceworks magazine and co-founder of ebookstore platform Tomely.


Creative Producer: Samantha ForgecNIl-W5K

Sam is a writer and editor, with a love for literary festivals and an affection for alliteration. She is currently employed as a freelance editor whilst studying for a Masters of Creative Writing.


Creative Producer: Jess LikarvmHRI9Sm

Jess is currently completing a Bachelor of Arts double major in Professional and Creative Writing and Literature, while volunteering with Writers Victoria. 


Contact DWF

In writing
P.O. Box 21251
Little Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, Vic, 8011

By phone
(03) 9094 7877
Our Office
We are located in the Wheeler Centre for Books, Writing & Ideas.



Presented by:


Government Partners:
City of Melbourne      


Principal Education Partner:


Program Partners: