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Melbourne is full of literary activity with something happening every night of the week. Explore the calendar below, use the category tags to focus in on what you like or use our search box to zero in on your interests.

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Benito's Gold' Book Launch With Author Bob Menzies

10 May 2021
Eastern Regional Libraries
Bob Menzies

Meet local author Bob Menzies who will talk about his latest book, 'Benito's Gold', full of

Teen Writing Bootcamp: Own voices with Nevo Zisin

10 May 2021
State Library Victoria
Nevo Zisin

Join award-winning non-binary writer, activist and public speaker ...

FrankTALK with Hugh Mackay: The Kindness Revolution

10 May 2021
Frankston City Libraries
Hugh Mackay

Frankston City Libraries is proud to present social researcher, Hugh Mackay at the Frankston Arts Centre...

Inside Out Edition

10 May 2021
The Wheeler Centre
Sam van Zweden, Emily Spurr, Sar Fegan, Lauren...

At our May Next Big Thing event, step inside the stories and experiences of four writers whose work...

A Flower for Moses

11 May 2021 to 15 May 2021
Melbourne Writers' Theatre
Melbourne Writers' Theatre

'A Flower for Moses' is a compelling new Australian stage play about love, denial, and the secret

Meet Author Glenda Wise

11 May 2021
Eastern Regional Libraries
Glenda Wise

Glenda is a lover of adventure travel and has visited more than forty countries.

Judith Lucy in conversation - Tue 11 May 2021 at 6:30pm

11 May 2021
Readings Bookshop

Tue 11 May 2021 at 6:30pm

The Collective, 139 Elgin Street, Carlton

Emerging Writers’ Festival Programme Launch: The Words That Shaped Us

11 May 2021
The Wheeler Centre
Mia Nie, Yamiko Marama, Luke Patterson, Olivia...

What are the books that shaped you?