Festival Program


Local Libraries: Melina Marchetta

Sun 1 Sep, 2.30pm
Brighton Library

From the award-winning author of Looking for Alibrandi comes Melina Marchetta’s latest novel, The Place on Dalhousie. Marchetta chats about her new book; a story about losing and finding love, family connections, and the search for a sense of belonging. With Tali Lavi.


1 hour


Session Artists

Tali Lavi is a writer and reviewer (Australian Book Review, Magpies, Sydney Review of Books) and is Melbourne Jewish Book Week's program manager. She has interviewed writers for Melbourne Writers Festival, Adelaide Writers’ Week, Melbourne Jewish Book Week and Sydney Jewish Writers Festival. Tali holds a MA in Creative Writing from RMIT University.

Melina Marchetta, known for her coming-of-age novel Looking for Alibrandi, is a bestselling author in more than 20 countries and 18 languages. The Place in Dalhousie is her latest novel.

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