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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Girls on Key featuring Gayelene Carbis and Emina Ashman

6 March 2019
Melbourne Spoken Word

Girls on Key is a monthly poetry gig offering a platform for women and non-binary poets and spoken word...

Sporting Poets featuring Harry Reid, Elena Gomez and Robbie Coburn

10 March 2019
Melbourne Spoken Word

Sporting Poets runs once a month on Sundays at 5pm for a 5:30pm start.

Feminist Climate Justice Poetry Night

14 March 2019
Melbourne Spoken Word

The Women’s Climate Justice Collective and ActionAid warmly welcome Melbournians to come along to our...

Courthouse Poetry Readings featuring Magan Magan

21 March 2019
Melbourne Spoken Word

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

TDOV 2019 – Visibility Party with spoken word and performances

31 March 2019
Hares and Hyenas

TDOV – Trans Day of Visibility 2019

Poetesis Open Mic Poetry

24 April 2019
Melbourne Spoken Word

Every second Wednesday, behind the bookshelf in Sooki Lounge’s secret downstairs ‘nook’, you will find a...