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Good Tidings | Para Paheer & Ali Corke at Eltham Library

10 December 2017
Wild Dingo Press
Para Paheer & Ali Corke

This is a story we have all longed for - a story of courage, resilience, hope and hearts filled with...

Passionate Tongues featuring Sarah Walker

11 December 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Hosted by ‘the patron-saint of Melbourne poetry,’ poet and photographer Michael Reynolds, what began as a...

Lorin Clarke & Kaz Cooke remember John Clarke - Tue 12 Dec 2017 at 6:...

12 December 2017
Readings Bookshop

Tue 12 Dec 2017 at 6:15pm

Cinema Nova, 380 Lygon Street, Carlton

Michelle Grattan in conversation - Tue 12 Dec 2017 at 6:30pm

12 December 2017
Readings Bookshop

Tue 12 Dec 2017 at 6:30pm

MPavilion, Queen Victoria Gardens, St Kilda Road

#LoveOzYA Picnic

18 December 2017

Event for Readers, Teachers, Writers at Royal Botanic Gardens

Bar Oussou Spoken Word

18 December 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

A night for the poetic sweepings of the inner north to degenerate into sleaze, vitriol, and confusion.

Summer School: Writing for the Education Market

12 January 2018
Writers Victoria
George Ivanoff

Learn how school readers, primary school non-fiction books, chapter books linked to the Australia...

Summer School: The Art of Criticism - Giving and Receiving Feedback

13 January 2018
Writers Victoria
Shivaun Plozza

However, opening one’s writing to the opinions of others is naturally fraught with difficulties – who to...

Summer School: Short Story

14 January 2018
Writers Victoria
Wayne Macauley

What can be achieved, for example, in under 2,000 words that could never be achieved with a novel?