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ONLINE WORKSHOP: Surrealism and Fabulism in Fiction

13 June 2020
Writers Victoria
Rjurik Davidson

This workshop will be presented online. Detailed instructions for participation will be provided.

ONLINE WORKSHOP: Writing Other People's Lives

14 June 2020
Writers Victoria
Michelle Scott Tucker

This workshop will be presented online. Detailed instructions for participation will be provided.


16 June 2020 to 21 June 2020
La Mama Theatre
Jim Daly

 The 80th Anniversary Tour (1940-2020) to Katyń Forest with Uncle Joe @ Friends...

To The Ends Of The Interwebs!

16 June 2020
Melbourne Spoken Word

tteotv offers a wholesome, supportive space for people to read a poem, share a story or freestyle some rap...

Classics Book Club

17 June 2020
City of Melbourne Libraries
A book club for people who want to read or re-read the classics, from traditional to modern to cult....

Emerging Writers' Festival - save the date

17 June 2020 to 27 June 2020
Emerging Writers

The dates for this year's festival are 17-27 June 2020. 

Council (20 Jun 2020)

20 June 2020
School Library Association of Victoria

All meetings in 2020 will be held in The Sheet Room at the Abbotsford Convent.


23 June 2020 to 28 June 2020
La Mama Theatre
Madelaine Nunn

Winner of the ATYP Rebel Wilson Theatre maker Scholarship and shortlisted for the Rodney Seaborn...

Clive Hamilton in conversation with Nick McKenzie - Tue 23 Jun 2020 at 6:...

23 June 2020
Readings Bookshop

Tue 23 Jun 2020 at 6:30pm