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Victorian Poetry Slam Heat - Frankston Library

22 August 2017
State Library Victoria

The search is on for Australia's 2017 poetry slam champion!

Author in-conversation: Robert La Nauze on George Thwaites & sons

24 August 2017
State Library Victoria
Robert La Nauze

Join author Robert La Nauze for a talk on Made to order, his new book on colonial cabinet makers George...

Poetry @ Chrissy Hills featuring Robyn Rowland

24 August 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Poetry @ Chrissy Hills originally began as a bi-monthly reading called ‘Wine and Words’ at Acme et al in...

Kim Scott: Opening Night Gala

25 August 2017
Melbourne Writers Festival

When: 6:30 PM, Fri 25 Aug, 2017

Where: Deakin Edge, Fed Square

ABC RN Books & Arts Live

25 August 2017
Melbourne Writers Festival

When: 10:00 AM, Fri 25 Aug, 2017

Where: Deakin Edge, Fed Square

Who: Michael Cathcart

Desert Island Books with Yassmin Abdel-Magied

26 August 2017
Melbourne Library Service
Yassmin Abdel-Magied

Hear Yassmin Abdel-Magied talk about the books she couldn’t live without.

Melbourne Writers Festival: Megan Abbott

26 August 2017
Port Phillip Library service
Megan Abbott

What makes a great crime novel?

Sheila Fitzpatrick: Mischka’s War

26 August 2017
Melbourne Writers Festival

When: 4:00 PM, Sat 26 Aug, 2017

Where: ACMI Cinema 1

Who: Sheila Fitzpatrick

Local Libraries: Gabi Martínez

26 August 2017
Melbourne Writers Festival

When: 3:00 PM, Sat 26 Aug, 2017

Where: Preston Library

Who: Gabi MartÍnez