WAM is primarily funded by AlburyCity Council with additional major funding from State Library of NSW. The festival is integrated within the LibraryMuseum and managed by Council's Cultural Services team.

The festival project team includes a part-time festival coordinator, Ann-maree Ellis, and Cultural Services team members.

A volunteer festival advisory committee comprising local readers, writers, artists, educators and community leaders, assists in planning and promoting the festival program, and provides hands-on assistance in the lead up to and during the festival.

WAM 2017 would like to thank the following partners, organisations and businesses for their generous support: