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Can travelling help us find hope during the darkest times of our lives? Lisa Dempster, writer, editor and artistic director/CEO of the Melbourne Writers Festival, will discuss her debut travel memoir, Neon Pilgrim and share her story of walking herself back to health on the henro michi, an arduous 1200km Buddhist pilgrimage through the mountains of Japan.

Lisa Dempster is a professional writer and editor with five book titles and the artistic director/CEO of the Melbourne Writers Festival. Previous roles have included Asialink fellow at Ubud Writers & Readers Festival, Director of the Emerging Writers' Festival, founding director of EWF digital (now Digital Writers' Festival) and publisher Vignette Press.

Lisa has travelled widely in search of literary and other adventures.

Toorak/South Yarra Library
340 Toorak Road, South Yarra
Phone: 8290 8000
Email: libraryevents@stonnington.vic.gov.au

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