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Art & Design for Mother’s Day

How to Cut an Orange by Zoë Croggon & edited by Justine Ellis, Ash Holmes & Dan Rule

Readings Carlton art and design buyer Zoë Croggon is a person of many talents. Not only does she expertly curate our art and design list, she is a celebrated artist in her own right, working across multiple forms including dance, drawing, sculpture…

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MWF events for Mother’s Day

There's no more perfect gift than time shared together, especially when your quality time is taking place at one of this year's Melbourne Writers Festival events! Below is a selection of events we think are perfect to book in for you and a loved one this Mother's Day.

The Sands of Time

Prize-winning Gudanji and Wakaja writer Debra Dank (…

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Foreword, with Joe Rubbo

January and February always feel a bit slow in the world of bookselling, customer numbers dwindle and the number of books being published slows. It’s a good time to tidy up after Christmas, take a breath and plan for the year ahead. There isn’t much time for repose, however, as things start to pick up again in March.

We kicked…

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