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Kill Your Darlings First Book Club: The Tattooist of Auschwitz - Tue 27...

27 February 2018
Readings Bookshop

Tue 27 Feb 2018 at 6:30pm

Cory Doctorow

27 February 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Cory Doctorow and C.S. Pacat

For Cory Doctorow, the purpose of science fiction is not to predict the future – but to understand the...

Festival of the Femme Fatale

28 February 2018
Alicia Byrnes (The University of Melbourne) and...

Since Eve, defiant women have had a bad reputation.

Writers on Wednesdays: E-Publishing

28 February 2018
Writers Victoria
Carmel Bird

Explore editing and design decisions, questions about going it alone, mastering the technology, or handing...

SARAY Iluminado

28 February 2018

SARAY Iluminado play new interpretations of Sevdah (traditional folk music) from Bosnia and Herzegovina...

How Do Writers Get Paid?

28 February 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Cory Doctorow, Rebecca Giblin, Clare Forster, and...

The past decade or so has seen incredible changes in how we read.

Poetry at Absinthesalon featuring Michael Reynolds

28 February 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

Come on down to the finest bar in town to indulge your senses: tulip lighting, Absinthe drinking and kick...

Kill Your Darlings Literary Trivia Night

1 March 2018
Kill Your Darlings

Do you know your Garner from your Grenville? Your William S. Burroughs from your Edgar Rice Burroughs?

Book launch: Rapture - Thu 1 Mar 2018 at 6:30pm

1 March 2018
Readings Bookshop

Thu 1 Mar 2018 at 6:30pm