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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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Stereo Stories: A song. A place. A time.

8 September 2018
Write Around the Murray
Stereo Stories, Rijn Collins, Zoe Krupka, Torre...

Stereo Stories is back for the third year running at Write Around the Murray to present another brilliant...

To the Ends of the 'Verse Northcote

18 September 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

To the Ends of the ‘Verse is all open mic, all the time, hosted between two venues, The Skylark Room out...

Lentil with a Side of Poetry

21 September 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

Lentil as Anything in Abbotsford are now hosting a monthly poetry open mic on the third Friday of each...

Spoken Word at Bar Oussou

24 September 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

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


13 October 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

Particle/Wave Melbourne Festival October 6, 10 and 13th. 7pm and 9pm shows.