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Book launch: Boone Shepard's American Adventure - Mon 29 May 2017 at...

29 May 2017
Readings Bookshop

Mon 29 May 2017 at 6:30pm

Nation, Clan, Self: Paul Beatty, Susan Faludi and Ivan Coyote in...

29 May 2017
The Wheeler Centre
Susan Faludi, Paul Beatty, Ivan Coyote, and Jane...

‘Is identity something you "choose," or is it the very thing you can't escape?’

Passionate Tongues featuring Michael Crane and Ben John Smith

29 May 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

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

Writing YA

30 May 2017
Writers Victoria
Lili Wilkinson

Adolescence is a time of extreme intensity, so it’s no wonder YA is so beloved.
You will learn...

Book launch: Lessons Learned - cancelled - Tue 30 May 2017 at 6:30pm

30 May 2017
Readings Bookshop

Tue 30 May 2017 at 6:30pm

The State of Being Equal: The End of Patriarchy - Tue 30 May 2017 at 6:30pm

30 May 2017
Readings Bookshop

Tue 30 May 2017 at 6:30pm

Spoken Nerd: Criticism in Conversation

30 May 2017
The Wheeler Centre
Bhakthi Puvanenthiran, Stephen Metcalf, Dana...

What does it mean when we get our cultural criticism through our ears rather than our eyes?

Hisham Matar

30 May 2017
The Wheeler Centre
Hisham Matar and Hilary Harper

‘One day justice will be done and the jailer will replace the jailed.’ Hisham Matar’s father wrote these...

Harbour @ The Guild, a safe, spoken word testing ground for women

30 May 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Harbour @ The Guild provides a supportive space for women writers to present their poetry, prose and...