Bethanie BlanchardSep 30, 2013
Ahead of her appearances at the National Young Writers’ Festival, I spoke with Alice Bell about screenwriting, The Slap, and her unusual career niche.
Bethanie BlanchardSep 23, 2013
Ahead of his appearances at the National Young Writers' Festival, I spoke with Adam Liaw about food writing, having a public profile, and the tendency towards cliche in food journalism
Bethanie BlanchardJul 18, 20132 Comments
Before the full launch of the 2013 MWF program, I spoke with the festival director Lisa Dempster on the writers chosen for inclusion in this year's line up.
Bethanie BlanchardMay 17, 2013
Bethanie BlanchardSep 27, 20122 Comments
Bethanie BlanchardSep 19, 2012
I asked co-director Pip Smith a few questions about the program and what we can expect at this year’s festival.
Bethanie BlanchardSep 14, 20122 Comments
Bethanie BlanchardAug 30, 2012
Bethanie BlanchardAug 29, 2012
Bethanie BlanchardAug 16, 2012
The Melbourne Writers Festival launches next week, and is Steve Grimwade’s last as festival Director. It has been an unusual time in the literary festival scene, with the Melbourn