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This page is part of the 2008 FESTIVAL ARCHIVE.
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The Melbourne Writers Festival is a carbon neutral festival and works with The Carbon Reduction Institute in Sydney - (their website) to invest in HELP New Zealand, a project that enables households to reduce their energy usage.
This is an archived copy of our 2008 festival. For the current website, please go to the 2009 Melbourne Writers Festival website

Melbourne: UNESCO City of Literature
Melbourne has become only the second UNESCO City of Literature as part of UNESCO's Creative Cities Network.

2009 Dates
Friday, August 21 to Sunday, August 30 2009

2009 Schools' program - Monday, August 24 to Wednesday, August 26 2009

Videos and Podcasts of the 2008 festival
Visit our video page to watch sessions from the 2008 festival.

Podcasts from the 2007 festival are available here.

Podcasts from the 2008 festival are available from our current website

Images of the 2008 Festival
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All photos by Singing Bowl Media