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Lunchtime Literature: Language and Writing

Readings State Library — Woiworung Country, State Library Victoria, 285-321 Russell St, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

Presented in partnership with Emerging Writers’ Festival.

Artists working with, amidst, between, through and around languages discuss the challenges and triumphs of multilingual writing, living and code mixing in contemporary writing, publishing and art. Monique Nair, Nadia Niaz and Asiel Adan Sanchez will cover everything from language preservation and revitalization, to working in a multilingual context, to the ins and outs of literary translation. A celebration of language and storytelling across art forms.

This event is free to attend but bookings are essential.

Please book here.


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