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Toorak/South Yarra Library: Open Book

  • Toorak/South Yarra Library 340 Toorak Road South Yarra, VIC, 3141 Australia (map)

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 pilrgrimige through the mountains of Japan.