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August 23, 2021

Endnotes: Declan Fry

We spoke to critic, essayist and MWF guest Declan Fry about beginnings, endings and the indelible impact of music on his creative process. Read some of Fry’s writing here, including incisive and thoughtful reviews of books by MWF authors Kavita Bedford, Stan Grant, Amani Haydar and others. Tell me one of your first memories connected […]

Endnotes: Claire G Coleman

We caught up with Lies, Damned Lies author and MWF guest Claire G Coleman to discuss beginnings, endings, and the most important literary and non-literary forces that have shaped her writing. The prize–winning Noongar author will lead an online workshop on the ins and outs of the speculative fiction genre, sharing insight into her own […]

August 12, 2021

Endnotes: Laura Elizabeth Woollett

Author of The Love of a Bad Man and The Newcomer Laura Elizabeth Woollett spoke with us about beginnings, endings, and mainlining Johnny Cash. Woollett is appearing in The Ties That Bind, speaking about sensitively shaping crime novels that depict the relationship between a parent and child. Tell me one of your first memories connected […]

Endnotes: Rick Morton

We sat down with award-winning journalist and author of My Year of Living Vulnerably Rick Morton to talk beginnings, endings, the influence of science on his work, and how Ocean Vuong is his north star. Morton is appearing in three MWF21 events: in a discussion about men’s complicated relationship with stoicism, love, and empathy, and […]

August 6, 2021

Faculty of Arts guide to MWF21: part three

Melbourne Writers Festival is proud to partner with the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne. In an expert guide to the MWF21 program, academics from the faculty have put together their top picks to inspire research, discussion and debate. This edition includes conversations on poetry, as we celebrate Poetry Month this August. Associate […]

Faculty of Arts guide to MWF21: part two

Melbourne Writers Festival is proud to partner with the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne. In an expert guide to the MWF21 program, academics from the faculty have put together their top picks to inspire research, discussion and debate. Associate Professor Jacqueline Dutton Head of Languages and Convenor of French Studies, School of […]

Faculty of Arts guide to MWF21: part one

Melbourne Writers Festival is proud to partner with the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne. In an expert guide to the MWF21 program, academics from the faculty have put together their top picks to inspire research, discussion and debate. Reverend Professor Russell Goulbourne Dean of the Faculty of Arts I’m really looking forward […]