Event calendar

Melbourne is full of literary activity with something happening every night of the week. Explore the calendar below, use the category tags to focus in on what you like or use our search box to zero in on your interests.

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Stories of Influence

6 March 2021 to 8 March 2021
Stories of Influence

Fish Creek Childrens Literature Day

7 March 2021
Fish Creek Children’s Literature Day

Inside the Publishing House

12 March 2021
Emerging Writers' Festival

Inside the Publishing House

Dialogues at the Castlemaine state festival

19 March 2021 to 4 April 2021
Castlemaine Festival
Speakers include Don Watson, Helen Garner, Gareth...

The Castlemaine state festival is a melting pot of music, art, theatre, film and – with its five-day...

Shakespeare on the River festival

23 April 2021 to 8 May 2021

Any theatre or literature nerd will feel at home here.

Stories of Influence

3 May 2021 to 3 July 2021
Stories of Influence
Stories of Influence

Bendigo Writers' Festival

7 May 2021 to 9 May 2021
Bendigo Writers Festival

Another gold rush boomtown distinguished by its history and art, Bendigo is home to central Victoria’s...

Emerging Writers' Festival

16 June 2021 to 26 June 2021
Emerging Writers' Festival
Emerging Writers' Festival

Wiliamstown Literary Festival

18 June 2021 to 20 June 2021
Willy Lit Fest
Wiliamstown Literary Festival

We announce with joy and jubilation and a solid cocktail of caution, The Williamstown Literary Festival...