Literary orgs in The Wheeler Centre

1 March 2009

In 2009, Writers Victoria moved into The Wheeler Centre for Books, Writing and Ideas, which houses a group of Victorian literary organisatons in a wing of the State Library of Victoria.

Australian Poetry

Australian Poetry is based at the Wheeler Centre in Melbourne, with a charter to promote and support Australian poets and poetry locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.

Digital Writers' Festival (online)

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.

Emerging Writers’ Festival

Australia’s premier festival for new and emerging writers, held in the Wheeler Center in Melbourne and serving to improve writers’ opportunities for development and engagement with the public.

Express Media

Express Media is here for young writers. Find out more about our publications, projects, events, and education

and training programs for young people in writing and media on the Express Media website.

Melbourne City of Literature Office

Melbourne was designated a UNESCO City of Literature in 2008 in recognition of the city’s rich literary culture and diverse offering. The Melbourne City of Literature Office is responsible for celebrating and promoting this designation and everything literary Melbourne has to offer.

Melbourne Writers’ Festival

Novelists, playwrights, poets, screenwriters and more are invited to engage in discussions, debates, readings and other program activities.

PEN Melbourne

The Melbourne PEN Centre is one of 145 centres worldwide. Members are united in a common concern for the art of writing and freedom of expression.

Small Press Network

The Small Press Network (SPN) is a representative body for small and independent Australian publishers.

The Wheeler Centre

The Wheeler Centre for Books, Writing and Ideas encompasses many key literary organisations, providing a physical and intellectual home for Melbourne’s readers, writers and thinkers.

Writers Victoria

Writers Victoria supports and connects all types of writers at all stages of their writing careers.