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'Two twigs' with Natalie Senjov-Makohon

18 March 2018
State Library Victoria
Dr Natalie Senjov-Makohon

Learn about the journey two groups of immigrants made from Ukraine to Geelong in the 1950s and early 1960s...

Mastering the Personal Essay

18 March 2018
Writers Victoria
Lee Kofman

Some essays are short memoirs, siblings of short stories.

Blak Kabaret Klub featuring Band Of Brothaz

18 March 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

Band of Brothaz are a sonic collective of wordsmiths who weave Jazz and Poetic storytelling not only as a...

Online: How to Write…About Your Work

19 March 2018
Writers Victoria
Writers Victoria

This event is exclusive to Writers Victoria members.

Imagined Biography

19 March 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Stella Charls, Kelly Gardiner, Marija Pericic,...

The space between pure fiction and fact harbours many curious things.

Passionate Tongues featuring Maurice Mcnamara

19 March 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

Hosted by ‘the patron-saint of Melbourne poetry,’ poet and photographer Michael Reynolds, what began as a...

Clayton's Night

20 March 2018
Childrens Book Council of Australia
Marrisa Caluzzi, Kirsty Murray, Sarah & Alex...

Back in the 1970s, a non-alcoholic beverage was packaged to resemble bottle whiskey and was branded a...

How to be Happy

20 March 2018
Brock Bastian, Dr Tony Moore and Dr Lynne Reeder

Come and celebrate the International Day of Happiness at this panel that discusses the age-old, ultimate...

Book launch: Little Gods - Tue 20 Mar 2018 at 6:30pm

20 March 2018
Readings Bookshop

Tue 20 Mar 2018 at 6:30pm