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October 18, 2017

Silence and Struggle: Writing Family Histories at MWF17

By Magan Magan Melbourne Writers Festival hosted an event that set out to explore writing family histories. Our family histories live in us. They manifest in and around our world in transformative ways. The panel hosted authors who have written on the subject – Henry Rosenbloom, a son of Holocaust survivors, shared from the memoir […]

October 3, 2017

YA & Activism: Angie Thomas at MWF17

By Rebecca Gough Angie Thomas delivered the first YA keynote talk ever at Melbourne Writers Festival and she made our hearts sing. “Today I’m here to beg you to change the world.” Angie Thomas Her passionate statement was that as writers, changing the world is possible – we have the power to do it. Her debut young […]