As well as activating the city of Melbourne with our new Literary Precinct, we’ll also be bringing the magic of MWF to the Dandenong community. Supported by the City of Greater Dandenong, check out the three free events taking place at Dandenong Library.
Peter Polites: The Pillars
Saturday 31 August, 2.30pm
The anticipated follow up to Down the Hume, The Pillars is a darkly comic interrogation of consumerism, ambition, desire, and class. Author Peter Polites chats with Ronnie Scott about how these themes converge in this extraordinary new novel.
SL Lim: Real Differences
Saturday 31 August, 3.30pm
Described as Sally Rooney-esque, SL Lim’s Real Differences is filled with unforgettable characters all looking for the answer to the question of what a good life should look like. They discuss this gripping debut with Shu-Ling Chua.
Storytelling Live: Speaking of Love
Saturday 31 August, 6.30pm
Five poets converge and perform in this special showcase featuring work responding to the theme: Speaking of Love. With Indonesian writer Norman Erikson Pasaribu and lauded Melbourne talents Nour Abouzeid, Fury, Eleanor Jackson, and Magan Magan.