Posted February 6, 2017

JLF Melbourne - A New Festival Celebrating India's Literature

Melbourne Writers Festival is set to join forces with Jaipur Literature Festival to present JLF Melbourne, a brand new festival transporting the magic, colour and excitement of India’s biggest literary celebration to Fed Square.

JLF Melbourne is a celebration of the written and spoken word, featuring internationally acclaimed writers and thinkers from India and Australia in an extraordinary presentation of free talks, performances, music and poetry.

Come along for a talk or stay the whole day. Experience the best of Indian and Australian literature and ideas!

View the full program of events happening at JLF Melbourne and dive in to the celebration, including the Opening Night Gala featuring a keynote from Shashi Tharoor and performances by Sofia Ashraf and Sampurna Chatterji.


JLF Melbourne is held in collaboration with Melbourne Writers Festival, Teamwork Arts and Fed Square, supported by the Sidney Myer Fund and Arts Centre Melbourne for Asia TOPA.