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A Romantic Rendezvous 2019

23 March 2019
Australian Romance Readers Association
Celeste Bradley, Keri Arthur, Nalini Singh

A full-day signing event featuring special international guests Celeste Bradley and Keri Arthur and Nalini...

Beechworth Launch: I'm Fine (and other lies)

31 March 2019
Wild Dingo Press
Megan Blandford/ Cathy McGowan MP

With her career down the toilet, a husband who was never home, a baby screaming non-stop and her cries for...

Melbourne Young Writers Studio workshops

6 April 2019

Melbourne Young Writers Studio workshops

IPEd National Editors Conference

8 May 2019 to 10 May 2019
Institute of Professional Editors (IPEd)

Susan Butler, lexicographer and former Macquarie Dictionary editor, is the first announced keynote speaker...

Gunnas Weekend Writing Retreat

21 June 2019
Catherine Deveny
Catherine Deveny

Our FIFTH Retreat!

Bendigo Writers Festival

9 August 2019 to 11 August 2019
Bendigo Writers Festival
Bendigo Writers Festival

Blak & Bright - The Victorian Indigenous Literary Festival

5 September 2019 to 8 September 2019
Blak and Bright

Passionate about Indigenous culture, stories and books? Or curious? 

This is your festival.

Gunnas Weekend Writing Retreat

23 November 2019
Catherine Deveny
Catherine Deveny

TWO full days of boot camp writing with solo blocks, prompt exercises and other creative therapy.