Melbourne Writers Festival



Immigration Museum
400 Flinders Street
Melbourne, Victoria, 3000
What's On

At Immigration Museum

Sunday Salon

Sunday 26 August, 6pm–10pm, $22/$19

Celebrate the multiplicity of language, storytelling and identity at the inaugural Immigration Museum salon. Specially curated stages by artist, actor and activist Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa and spoken word poet Nour Abouzeid present talented local poets and artists with a multitude of styles and mother tongues. Move between different performance and exhibition spaces, enjoying fresh narratives and winter-warming food and drink.

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Collected Odysseys – Black Sea

Friday 24 August–Sunday 2 September, 10am–5pm, Free

Is an installation and durational writing performance featuring thousands of inked books, developed by Illimine for the Immigration Museum in partnership with the Melbourne Writers Festival.

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Book Club

Various dates and times, $60

From cult horror classic The Exorcist to fantasy adventure novel Watership Down, a selection of very special guests discuss some of their favourite books; featuring Irvine Welsh, Bob Carr, John Safran, Adam Liaw, Yassmin Abdel-Magied, Neko Case, Michelle de Kretser and Sarah Krasnostein.

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