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Katy Tur: Reporting Trump

1 May 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Sally Warhaft and Katy Tur

Katy Tur, sometimes known as ‘Little Katy, third-rate reporter’, is an award-winning NBC News...

Still Processing

2 May 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Wesley Morris and Jenna Wortham

Need a history lesson on the racial politics of the American barbecue?

Amy Bloom

2 May 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Amy Bloom and Louise Swinn

Amy Bloom's Australian visit has been cancelled for personal reasons.

Your President, Eileen Myles

2 May 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Eileen Myles and Quinn Eades

‘I got to New York in the seventies, and I remember looking at Patti Smith and Bruce Springsteen – these...

Jeff Kinney and the Adventures of a Wimpy Kid

3 May 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Jeff Kinney

Greg Heffley is lazy, hapless, scheming, funny and sometimes paranoid.

Glory Edim: Well-Read Black Girl

3 May 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Glory Edim, Maxine Beneba Clarke, and Santilla...

‘We can’t just rely on Toni and Alice and Zora,’ Well-Read Black Girl founder Glory Edim has said.

André Aciman

3 May 2018
The Wheeler Centre
André Aciman and Dennis Altman

‘We are not all written for one instrument; I am not, neither are you,’ declaims the narrator in André...

Carmen Maria Machado

3 May 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Carmen Maria Machado and Angela Meyer

Note: Carmen's book, Her Body and Other Parties, has been shortlisted for the prestigious...

Electric Journal - David Stavanger

4 May 2018
Australian Poetry
David Stavanger, Eleanor Jackson, Andy Jackson,...

Join David Stavanger for this free two-part event exploring the intersection of mental health and writing...