Tali Lavi

Tali Lavi is a writer and critic (Australian Book Review, Magpies, Sydney Review of Books). She has interviewed writers for Melbourne Jewish Book Week, Melbourne Writers Festival, Adelaide Writers’ Week and Sydney Jewish Writers Festival. Tali has an MA in Creative Writing (RMIT University). She is Program Manager for Melbourne Jewish Book Week.




Taking Flight

Orly Castel-Bloom (Israel), Andrea Goldsmith and Avi Duckor-Jones (NZ) have all written superb books. Traversing Egypt, Israel, Spain, Russia, Australia and New Zealand, here are exiles of state, of community, of self. But within these tales – some fictional, some true – there also reside forms of flight that are liberating and transformative. Witness flights…

May 4, 2020

Spotlight on Deborah Eisenberg

Deborah Eisenberg is a virtuoso of the short story. She spins her tales of human fragility, fallibility and unknowability, employing language that is distilled, luminous. Acclaimed as one of America’s finest writers, Eisenberg will talk about writing as a holy pursuit and the surprising nature of life. In conversation with Tali Lavi.

May 3, 2020

Love Regardless @ fortyfivedownstairs

There will be no me without him. Love: surprising, burning, enduring. Join us in a scorching ode to love with theatrical renditions of Barbara Kamler’s incandescent poetic prose. Directed by Romi Kupfer, and followed by a conversation about love’s inevitability with poet Barbara Kamler and Tali Lavi.

May 4, 2020