Event calendar

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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Maria Takolander - Trigger Warning

31 July 2021
Maria Takolander

**BOOKED OUT** but please join the wait list in case we are able to increase audience capacity


31 July 2021 to 1 August 2021
Melbourne is a City of Literature

DEBRIS: Issue 1 - Launch!

1 August 2021

Join us at Cam's Kiosk to celebrate the launch of the inaugural Issue of DEBRIS!

Words in Winter Daylesford

1 August 2021 to 5 August 2021
Words in Winter
Words in Winter Daylesford

Sympoiesis : Eco Poetry (digital event)

2 August 2021
Red Room poetry
Red Room Poetry
Tune into this radio show on Eastside Radio 89.7fm focusing on eco-poetry and environmental art.

The Mother Load: Motherhood, Trauma and Resilience

2 August 2021
The Wheeler Centre
Alice Pung, Amani Haydar, and Susan Carland

This conversation originally scheduled to take place on Monday 2 August will now be released as a...

Line Break (digital event)

3 August 2021
Red Room poetry
Red Room Poetry

Line Break is Red Room Poetry's new online review show that will run weekly across Poetry Month featuring...

Melbourne Book Club

3 August 2021
City of Melbourne Libraries
We love Melbourne. Every month we read and discuss a book about our fabulous city.

Poetry in Isolation

3 August 2021
Whitehorse Manningham Libraries
Tom Petsinis

Find the poetry in Covid with local writer Tom Petsinis. Tom is a novelist, playwright and poet.