Spring is already in the air in Melbourne and the city is celebrating with several festivals and events.
Melbourne Writers Festival –25 Aug to 04 Sep 2011
Now in its 26th year, the Melbourne Writers Festival continues to celebrate the world of words with a packed festival program that takes place over 10 days in late August/early September. This year’s festival explores the future of media in a digital world by looking at the growing popularity of graphic novels. Keynote events include a chat and digital video performance by acclaimed local author and illustrator Shaun Tan and a discussion on autobiographical fiction by famous US novelist Jonathan Franzen.