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Writers Victoria is pleased to launch a new directory of Chinese-Australian writers to assist literary organisations, programmers and publications and to increase the diversity of their programs and journals. Developed by Writers Victoria as part of D-Writers China project, this resource was made possible by the support of the Melbourne City of Literature Office.
Playing upon the old idea of the ‘commons’ where communities and cultures share in a co-operative space of creativity, as well as building upon much that is common between our worldviews, Literary Commons! is a long-term and deep-impact project that brings together writers and fosters literary exchanges that are of especial relevance to Australia and India: First Nations/Indigenous and bhasha/Dalit/tribal literatures.
Passionate about Indigenous culture, stories and books? From 18 to 21 February, Blak&Bright the Victorian Indigenous Literary Festival will take place in Melbourne, proposing a program with more than twenty workshops held by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers from several domains.  Melbourne as UNESCO Creative City of Literature will be supporting the inauguration of the Festival.
Melbourne is a literary city, of readers and curious minds. Celebrating Melbourne’s diverse literary heritage and love of printed matter, and international recognition as one of only eleven worldwide UNESCO Cities of Literature, the NGV presents the Melbourne Art Book Fair in 2015.A new project of its kind in Australia, the Melbourne Art Book Fair provides a unique art, architecture and design experience for visitors to the NGV.The 2015 Melbourne Art Book Fair was the first of a series of annual art book events developed by the NGV.