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Did you know that the State Library of Victoria has printed matter dating back to 2050 BC? Oh, you did. Well, did you know that the annual Emerging Writers’ Festival holds a free spelling bee where you can win a trophy made of Scrabble pieces? And Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth once bought poetry books in the Nicholas Building? Knew that too, huh?

Well for everyone who hasn’t already speed-read the next four pages, stay tuned for Melbourne’s sometimes surprising world of words— printed, digital, spoken, hidden and hand-written.

Cheap Arts Guide  

This little book is a guide to hundreds of free and affordable goings-on in Melbourne – and right around Victoria. Read on for music, comedy...

Cheap Arts Guide  

This little book is a guide to hundreds of free and affordable goings-on in Melbourne – and right around Victoria. Read on for music, comedy...

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