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Bendigo Writers Festival with Denise Scott

Writer, actor and comedian, Denise Scott, will discuss her two memoirs, All That Happened at Number 26 and The Tour, with Michael Williams, Director of the Wheeler Centre for Books, Writing and Ideas.


Portrait of Michael Williams

Michael Williams

Michael Williams is a former Director of the Wheeler Centre for Books, Writing and Ideas in Melbourne. He worked at the Wheeler Centre since inception in 2009, when he was hired as the Head of Programming , and was later appointed as Director in September 2011.

He has hosted Blueprint for Living (2015–2016), then Talkfest (2017–2019), on ABC RN. He remains a regular guest on ABC Radio and TV. Michael has also worked as a Breakfast presenter for Melbourne’s 3RRR, as a member of the Australia Council’s Literature Board, in publishing and has written extensively for the Guardian, the AgeSydney Morning HeraldAustralian and elsewhere.

Portrait of Denise Scott

Denise Scott

Denise Scott first started working as a professional actor and comedian nearly thirty years ago, but it has been in the last six years that she has been selling out theatres, scoring herself a regular gigs on high rating national television shows and seeing her two books creep towards bestseller status.

On the Road

We can’t wait to get back on the road again – bringing some of our favourite writers to regional Victoria. We’ll be packing up the car with books and authors, travelling from country to coast … and making sure Melbourne doesn’t get all the literary fun. Look out for our bootful of books – coming to a town near you.

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