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Postcards from the Cities of Literature

Tue 6 Sep, 5pm

Did you know that Edinburgh has been the backdrop for novels as varied as the Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Trainspotting? Or that Tartu in Estonia has a poetry barge, and that across the Tasman in Dunedin you get poems on the back of your parking tickets? Learn more weird, wonderful and remarkable details about Melbourne’s fellow UNESCO Cities of Literature during this special event, as nine delegates from Angoulême, Edinburgh, Heidelberg, Kraków, Ljubljana, Manchester, Québec City, Seattle and Wonju reveal 10 things you didn’t know about their cities in which readers, writers and books thrive.

In partnership with the Wheeler Centre and Melbourne UNESCO City of Literature Office


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