For the first time, Q&A will be broadcast live from the Melbourne Writers’ Festival on Thursday 27 August 2009 at 9.30pm AEST on ABC1.
Host Tony Jones will be joined in Melbourne by a panel of acclaimed authors and discerning readers – including some literate politicians.
Tony said: “We’re very pleased to be part of one of Australia’s premier literary events, and to have the opportunity to bring a bit of Q&A action to the Festival.”
Viewers will be encouraged to put their questions to the panel via the Q&A website (www.abc.net.au/tv/qanda).
And the live studio audience of Festival goers will put their questions directly to the panel. To register to take part in this special Q&A, please go to: www.abc.net.au/tv/qanda.
The Melbourne Writers Festival 2009 will be held at Federation Square from Friday 21 – Sunday 30 August. Further details are available at www.mwf.com.au.