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The Modern Family

18 April 2017
The Wheeler Centre
Madeleine Morris, Alyena Mohummadally, Chloe...

Remember that old Ford ad: ‘The average young Australian family has 2.3 children’?

Author Glenn McFarlane - The Fair Dinkums

19 April 2017
Moonee Valley Libraries
Glenn McFarlane

The Fair Dinkums is about soldiers from Victoria who were sent to Gallipoli and the Western Front,...

Brilliant Careers: Five Years of the Stella Prize

19 April 2017
The Wheeler Centre
Sophie Cunningham and Brenda Walker

Now in its fifth year, the Stella Prize is an award associated with some of Australia’s best writers.

Having a Voice Series: Writing Women's History

20 April 2017
Writers Victoria
Iola Mathews

How reliable are memories, interviews, reference books and the internet?

The complete recordings of Tim Steward

20 April 2017
Hobsons Bay Libraries
Cameron Borg

Cameron Borg, musician and writer, explores the world of Australian indie music and SCREAMFEEDER star Tim...

Courthouse Readings featuring Ross Donlon

20 April 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

The Courthouse reading is a monthly poetry and spoken word event held in the historic Eltham Courthouse...

Melbourne Book launch of Night Swimming by Steph Bowe

21 April 2017

Event for Readers, Teachers, Writers at Readings Kids — 315 Lygon St, Carlton

Jackie French

21 April 2017
The Wheeler Centre
Jackie French and Wendy Orr

‘Author, ecologist, historian, dyslexic and honourary wombat (part time)’ – that’s Jackie French’s job...

Writing with Others - Biography

22 April 2017
Writers Victoria
Robert Hillman

How does the storyteller negotiate the process of collaboration?