Melbourne Writers Festival
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The Melbourne Writers Festival is the city's premier literary event, well-established after nearly three decades. Every year the festival draws together well known and talented writers, artists, thinkers and performers from around the world. There is generally something for every lover of good writing, with a wide range of genres covered, from novels to film, journalism to song writing, comedy to cartooning, and even advertising and politics. The full program and bookings are available on the official website listed below. Past celebrity guests have included Isabel Allende, Margaret Atwood, Bill Bryson, A.S. Byatt, J.M. Coetzee, Paulo Coelho, Seamus Heaney and Ian Rankin, among many others.
Date: 30 August - 8 September 2019