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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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20 April 2021 to 25 April 2021
Midsumma Festival
Presented by: Tyrone Cross

Mark Ravenhill's bold tragi-comedy

ONLINE SEMINAR: Ask...About Self-Publishing (What We Wish We Knew Then...)

20 April 2021
Writers Victoria
Ellie Marney, Keri Arthur

This evening will be run as a Q&A session and participants will be invited to submit their questions...

Teen Writing Bootcamp #3 - Science writing with Alicia Sometimes

20 April 2021
State Library Victoria
Alicia Sometimes

Join writer, poet and science lover ...

Sam I Am

20 April 2021 to 22 April 2021
Midsumma Festival
Presented by: La Mama Theatre and Antipodes...

Sam is your typical deaf gay millennial.

Meet the World: Coastlines and waterways

20 April 2021
Norwich is a City of Literature
With Lynn Buckle (Dublin, Ireland), Vahni...

Join us to hear more about how three of our UNESCO writers have spent their virtual residency exploring...

Living as Research with Mia Nie

20 April 2021
Express Media
Express Media

Comic artist and zine-maker Mia Nie joins Stephen Pham to speak about living as research.

Zoe Holman in conversation - Tue 20 Apr 2021 at 6:30pm

20 April 2021
Readings Bookshop

Tue 20 Apr 2021 at 6:30pm


Last Words: Voluntary Assisted Dying

20 April 2021
The Wheeler Centre
Andrew Denton, Betty King, Phillip Parente, and...

For years, the topic of Voluntary Assisted Dying (VAD) has sent moral and ethical ripples through...