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[MSWPF18] Dan Poets featuring Kylie Supski

2 June 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

The Dan Poets is the longest running poetry gig Melbourne has, now in its 24th year.

[MSWPF18] Ms Millie's Pop-Up Poetry Cafe

2 June 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

Ms Millie’s is an open mic space to hear new and familiar poetry, all...

The Fray book launch

2 June 2018

Event for Readers, Teachers at Galaxy Bookshop, 131 York Street, Sydney

Writing Older Characters

3 June 2018
Writers Victoria
Melanie Joosten

Find out how to write well-rounded, believable older characters who can feature as more than just a...

[MSWPF18] Melbourne Spoken Word & Poetry Festival Closing Night...

3 June 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

Moody Black, Tariro Mavondo, Alan Pentland, Steve Smart, Roshelle Fong, Sharifa A Tartoussi, Quinn...

[MSWPF18] Shut Up & Write

3 June 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

Do you love spoken word and poetry? Leave events feeling delighted but drained from need to mingle?

Out of the forest: The true story of a recluse

4 June 2018
Hobsons Bay Libraries
Gregory Smith

For ten years a man calling himself Will Power lived in near-total isolation in northern New South Wales,...

Lovelands with Dr Debra Campbell

4 June 2018
Frankston City Libraries
Dr Debra Campbell

Dr Debra Campbell is an author, psychologist and former university lecturer in ‘relationships’.


4 June 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Hilary Harper, Eliza Henry-Jones, Molly Carlile,...

People die.