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Melbourne Writers Festival: Opening Night Gala: You Are Here

24 August 2018
Melbourne Writers Festival
Andy Griffiths, Mojo Juju, Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa,...

Life is complex and we all try our best. So let’s toast survival, joy, resilience and pure existence.

Krissy Kneen

24 August 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Krissy Kneen and Elizabeth McCarthy

Krissy Kneen is a writer of lavish imagination.

Melbourne Writers Festival: Irvine Welsh: Redemption

25 August 2018
Melbourne Writers Festival
Irvine Welsh and Omar Musa

‘I’ve always had some kind of moral conscience, but it gets stronger when you get older.

Melbourne Writers Festival: Celebrating the Poetry of Peter Steele

25 August 2018
Melbourne Writers Festival
Peter Steele and Kevin Brophy

Remember the life and celebrate the work of Peter Steele.

Melbourne Writers Festival: West Writers: In Parallel Universes

25 August 2018
Melbourne Writers Festival
Sumudu Samarawickrama, Christina Taylor and Nikki...

Sharing stories from Melbourne’s west, Footscray Community Arts Centre’s West Writers Group will exhibit...

Melbourne Writers Festival: How I Survived: Corrie Chen & Michelle Law

25 August 2018
Melbourne Writers Festival
Corrie Chen and Michelle Law

Trailblazing collaborators on the SBS series Homecoming Queens and dear friends Corrie Chen and Michelle...

Melbourne Writers Festival: The Premier & the Polymath

25 August 2018
Melbourne Writers Festival
Bob Carr and Barry Jones

Bob Carr and Barry Jones, the premier and the polymath, share their passion for the written word and...

Emily Nussbaum: Culture, Criticism and TV Today

25 August 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Emily Nussbaum

'Criticism is a form of theatre,' Emily Nussbaum has said.

Masha Gessen

25 August 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Masha Gessen and Sally Warhaft

Please note that this event will now take place at Deakin Edge, Federation Square.