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Melbourne Writers Festival 2014 is here

August 22, 2014

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The Melbourne Writers Festival Hub this is Optic Kitchen and Bar at Federation Square. As of today it’s decked out in MWF 2014’s gorgeous vibrant-without-jarring yellow banners and flags and posters and custom cut booth covers. Kudos to whoever came up with the booth covers. They look awesome. I’ve spent a lot of time at […]

Oh em gee

April 4, 2012

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Yesterday, for the first time in a few weeks I took a look at the draft program for the Emerging Writers’ Festival. I don’t know how much we’re revealing about it before the program launch on 4 May, so I’m just going to say this: Holy shit, I love this festival. On the 2012 program so […]

Friday news picks

August 12, 2011

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Chinese artist Ai Weiwei who was imprisoned earlier this year by his government talked about torture that goes on in a Chinese jail. The random odd jobs held by some famous writers. It seems all the economic panic over how reliant the West is on Chinese products is a bit overblown: “Goods and services from China […]

Notes from the travelling writers festival

November 22, 2010

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A couple of weeks ago I went to Sydney for a day trip. The impetus was the Emerging Writers Festival Roadshow that I posted about a little while ago. The first session was a panel of writers with books out who were asked to talk about the seven things they wish they had known before […]