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Postcards from the Cities of Literature

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Delegates from seven UNESCO Cities of Literature share ten weird, wonderful and remarkable things you didn’t know about their cities in which readers, writers and books thrive.

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Did you know that Edinburgh has been the backdrop for novels as varied as the Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Trainspotting? Or that Tartu in Estonia has a poetry barge, and that across the Tasman in Dunedin you get poems on the back of your parking tickets? Learn more weird, wonderful and remarkable details about Melbourne’s fellow UNESCO Cities of Literature during this special event, as delegates from seven centres who share the designation reveal ten things you didn’t know about their cities in which readers, writers and books thrive.

Presented in partnership with Melbourne Writers Festival and Melbourne UNESCO City of Literature Office.

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The Wheeler Centre

176 Little Lonsdale Street Melbourne Victoria 3000

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