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Melbourne Writers Festival 2012


Melbourne Writers Festival 2012 promises to deliver another year of inspiring, thought provoking and entertaining events.

Main Program: Thursday 23 August to Sunday 2 September
Schools' Program: Monday 27 August to Thursday 30 August   



MWF highlights now available online 

If you missed the live events,  full videos of An Evening with The New Yorker, Marcia Langton: Indigenous Exceptionalism, New News: Insiders and Outsiders, The New Yorker: On Obsession, Labor in Vain, Censorship Body and PornThe Other Africa, TNY What's the Story,   and Australia II are now available to watch online.

Opening keynote address now on ABC TV Big Ideas

Simon Callow delighted audiences with his passionate insight into the world of Charles Dickens. The full presentation was captured by ABC. TV Big Ideas and can be viewed here.

Schools' Program

To download and view the Schools' Program sessions 26-Storey Treehouse presented by Terry Denton and Andy Griffiths or Darkness and Light presented by John Boyne and Morris Gleitzman, register at rivusTV.  Find out more here.




Melbourne Writers Festival, 25 Aug 2011 - 04 Sept 2011
Level 1, 176 Lt Lonsdale Street, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne VIC 3000
Box Office: +61 (0)3 9999 1199, T: +61 (0)3 9094 7859, F: +61 (0)3 9650 6467

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