saturday 19th & Sunday 20th October

Mornington Peninsula & Frankston Writers & Book Festival 2019

We are proud to present our second Writers and Book Festival to be held at Functions by the Bay, Plowman Place, Frankston!

mp writers fest logo 2019


Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th October 2019


10am – 4pm, open to the public


Functions By The Bay, Cnr Plowman Place & Young Street, Frankston VIC 3199


Ticket sales on sale NOW through TryBooking. Click HERE to book!

Screenshot_2019-10-14 ABC News ( abcnews_au) • Instagram photos and videos.png

All ticket purchases come with a free suite of limited edition festival merchandise!

  • 100% cotton tote bag

  • eco-friendly refillable coffee cup

  • admission badge

  • 1 free book


  • Rev. Tim Costello will open the festival and talk about his latest book - Saturday 19th @ 10am

  • Prof. Ross Garnaut will be there to discuss his latest book on Climate Change

  • Writers Victoria - will feature 4 authors with a crime flair, WV will chair the panel and invite a Q & A session

    • John Hookham - author of The Russian Class

    • Gary Disher - Our very own Mornington Peninsula celebrated crime writer

    • Amy Bodossian - critically-acclaimed spoken word artist and cabaret performer

    • Andrea McCall – our MC for the festival, will present - A tribute to Dame Agatha Christie

  • Many more surprise author talks, workshops, and over 50 emerging authors to meet and greet

  • Food (including vegan/vegetarian options) and beverages, including alcohol available both days

  • For emerging writers wishing to book a table for the festival please email, including your name, book/s title, genre, your location. You will receive a booking form by return email.

Stay tuned for more exciting details coming soon!

Fill the form below for expressions of interest, or email

Name *