Melbourne Writers Festival

I’ve downloaded your book, but I haven’t read it yet.

Fran Kelly, interviewing Michelle de Kretser, RN Breakfast

The Melbourne Writers Festival is on again, and so all talk has turned once again to of course the Melbourne Writers Festival. Could we eventually have the whole festival discuss nothing but the festival? What greater tribute to the great Gerald Murnane could there be than the festival spiraling into itself, mise en abyme, like two TV cameras pointed at one another until nothing remains?