‘Tell me how it ends’: 2021 Melbourne Writers Festival program revealed

At a time of uncertainty, does the end signal hope, despair, or simply a new beginning? This is the challenge presented to the line-up of great minds at the 2021 Melbourne Writers Festival.

The 35th Melbourne Writers Festival scheduled for 3-12 September will bring together writers in fiction, journalism, poetry, politics and the law in an attempt to answer the centuries-old question: how does it end?

Presenting her first MWF program as the newly appointed Artistic Director, Michaela McGuire explained: ‘In periods of uncertainty, when we feel powerless and buffeted by forces outside of our control, we turn to storytellers to help make sense of the world.’

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