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Celebrating Kate Grenville

1 December 2017
The Wheeler Centre
Kate Grenville and Michael Williams

For more than three decades, Kate Grenville has trained a piercing, probing eye on Australian lives, myths...

The 2017 Melbourne Spoken Word Prize

1 December 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

The Melbourne Spoken Word Prize brings together poets and spoken word artists from over thirty regular...

Author Talk with Mark Brandi

2 December 2017
Frankston City Libraries
Mark Brandi

Mark Brandi’s writing has featured widely in print and radio, and he has won many awards for his fiction...

Dan Poets featuring Jen Compton

2 December 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

The Dan is Melbourne’s longest running weekly poetry venue is now in its 24th year.

Hugh White in conversation with Nick Bisley - Mon 4 Dec 2017 at 6:30pm

4 December 2017
Readings Bookshop

Mon 4 Dec 2017 at 6:30pm

I Know You Are, I Said You Are: Gender Stereotypes and Kids

4 December 2017
The Wheeler Centre
Sami Shah, Nelly Thomas, Ro Allen, and Alyena...

Hanging upside-down from monkey bars, doing handstands, turning cartwheels – for years schoolyard play for...

The Problem of Scientism

5 December 2017
Existentialist Society
Dr. Kevin Orrman-Rossiter, from the Centre for...

Existentialist Society.
Free public lecture, 8pm, followed by questions and discussion.

Radiotopia and Beyond with Julie Shapiro

5 December 2017
The Wheeler Centre
Julie Shapiro, Kate Montague, Sophie Black, and...

You might think of Julie Shapiro as a master listener.

Author Talk with Ken Piesse

6 December 2017
Frankston City Libraries
Ken Piesse

Ken Piesse is Australia’s most published living sportswriter with 74 books to his CV, including his latest...