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Melbourne Writers Festival 2014 is here

August 22, 2014


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


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


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


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 […]