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HAVE YOU BOOKED YOUR TICKETS FOR TUESDAY?
A NIGHT OF STORYTELLING AND FAKERY

After all, it is hard to master both life and work equally well.
So if you are bound to fake one of them, it had better be life.”
—Joseph Brodsky

 
FAKE IT TILL YOU MAKE IT

Don’t miss this exciting night of entertainment with our fabulous line-up.
Featuring Elise Esther Hearst, Dennis Altman, Deborah Conway, Sam Ducker-Jones (NZ), Andrea Goldsmith, Josh Cohen (UK), Gigi Fenster (NZ) and the irrepressible Ginger Gorman, who will present their commissioned pieces of writing, poetry and song and take us for a ride through the realms of reality and imagination.

Supported by our media partner, The Australian Jewish News
 
Tuesday 8th June 2021
7.30 pm — 9.30 pm AEST
Streaming on YouTube — bookings required

This is a pay-what-you-can-event with recommended ticket price $18.00. A 'Complimentary ticket' option is available for anyone who is unable to pay the suggested ticket price at this time. Please consider making a making a tax-deductible donation. We welcome all contributions. If you can support the ongoing work of MJBW in celebrating Jewish literary culture, it will enable us to continue presenting FREE online events in the future. 
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MJBW wishes to thank The Australian Jewish News who have generously offered a FREE 12 month digital only subscription, valued at $99.95, to be randomly drawn from the list of attendees on Tuesday 8th June. The winner will be notified by email after the event.
In advance of the Gala, listen to host Ginger Gorman discuss the event with Maurice Klein — giving a hint at what to expect from our eight fabulous fabulists.

 Audio, 8 minutes

UPCOMING FROM MJBW

JUNE — COMING SOON

Look out for our upcoming enews announcing Book Chats Season 4.
Six award-winning Israeli writers will be introduced, including Benjamin Balint, a contributor to the first issue of The Jewish Quarterly. 

SAVE THE DATE

On Tuesday 13th July at 8.00 pm, join us for MJBW Winter Book Club: The Believer. In this FREE online event, award-winning Sarah Krasnostein will be interviewed by ABC Radio National presenter Meredith Lake.

Further details and bookings will be provided in our next enews.

SUPPORT MJBW's END OF FINANCIAL YEAR CAMPAIGN

 
The lockdown in Melbourne continues. We appreciate the difficulty this imposes on the community. If you are able to donate during this time, we would welcome your contribution to enable us to continue presenting FREE online events in the future. We hope that you all stay safe, stay well and keep reading.


Meet the Melbourne Jewish Book Week team — and hear why they ❤️MJBW.


Lisa Klepfisz

General Manager:


"I love Melbourne Jewish Book Week because it introduces me to so many fabulous writers, thinkers and ideas that enrich, challenge and inspire me."


Tali Lavi
MJBW Program Committee:


“I love Melbourne Jewish Book Week because it has allowed me to speak to these wonderful writers. I support MJBW because literature is part of our DNA and Jewish literature is good for the 'harts'."
Do you ❤ MJBW? Make an EOFY donation!
Donations over $2 are tax deductible

Melbourne Jewish Book Week is a not-for-profit organisation with registered charitable and Deductible Gift Recipient status. All donations over $2 are tax deductible. We appreciate your support and welcome all contributions.
Melbourne Jewish Book Week would like to express its gratitude to the continued support of the following sponsors:

Stay safe, stay well and keep reading everyone


If you wish to contact us, please email
info@melbournejewishbookweek.com.au

Melbourne Jewish Book Week takes place on the land of the Kulin nation. We pay our respects to their elders, past, present and future.
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