Monthly Archives: August 2012

More book talk: Melbourne Writers’ Festival 2012 and Composting Culture, Worcester, UK

Continuing the season of literary festivals, the Melbourne Writers’ Festival 2012 opens this week, on Thursday 23 August, with British actor, writer and director Simon Callow‘s keynote speech ‘Charles Dickens and the Great Theatre of the World’. And ends on Sunday … Continue reading

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Byron Bay Writers’ Festival 2012: from new words + science to female desire

I’m just back from my first Byron Bay writers’ fest, still a little dazed by its wondrousness, which I suspect is impossible to convey in words. Mostly because so much of its attraction is in the atmosphere: its green pastures … Continue reading

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