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lisadempster  Melbourne Writers Festival Director. Vegan. Books. Adventure.

#grit One of the main reasons why I love hiking and biking is because it's taught me (and continues to teach me) resilience. When the path is long, when the weather is bad, when I'm lost or tired or just plain over it, I've learnt to dig deep and keep going. #deadliftsanddrive @thenewethic

Intrepid little adventurer. Despite her advanced age (12-ish) Kimba still loves to go hiking, though she has less distance in her legs these days.

TRACES OF BECOMING at Immigration Museum: wonderful to see contemporary dance in a dynamic setting. #asiatopa

With Sanjoy Roy: a portrait of two happy festival directors. Thanks to everyone who helped make #jlfmelb such a huge success @jaipurlitfest @melbwritersfest #asiatopa

Congratulations to superstar producer Jasmeet Sahi for her hard work on #jlfmelb!! Thank you.

Powerful new poem from master performer @omarbinmusa #JLFMelb

Sofia Ashraf bringing down the house w Private Property #JLFMelb

Crowd hanging on Laxmi Narayan Tripathi's every word #jlfmelb

Publishing legend & MWF board member Bob Sessions becomes entangled in #jlfmelb magic.

From feminism to colonialism and geo-politics #JLFMelb writers getting stuck into some meaty topics this morning. My mind is buzzing! #asiatopa #jaipurliteraturefestival #melbwritersfest #melbourne

#JLFMelb Gala was so much fun last night! Can't wait to get back to Fed Square and do it all again today w @melbwritersfest @jaipurlitfest

Decoration team in full swing at @federationsquare for #jlfmelb gala tonight!