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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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All talk: Dialogue, voice and point-of-view with Melanie Cheng, 6:00pm

22 April 2020
Express Media
Express Media

This week is for those of us who cringe when we have to write a conversation, or whose characters all end...

Writing family, writing illness with Amra Pajalic: 6.00pm

23 April 2020
Express Media
Express Media

In Week 3, we speak to author Amra Pajalic about the ethics and challenges of writing about family.

Life as Research with Ellena Savage: 6.30pm

7 May 2020
Express Media
Express Media

In this Q&A session with author Ellena Savage, we’ll explore how personal experience can inform and...

BeWILDered: author talk with Laura Waters

25 May 2020
Boroondara Library Service
Laura Waters

What would move you to ditch your life and take off into the wild?

Polishing, editing and submitting your work with Bridget Caldwell-Bright,...

3 June 2020
Express Media
Express Media

The final week of Toolkits is devoted to preparing your writing for submission, ensuring it’s as polished...

Apollo Bay Word Fest

24 July 2020 to 26 July 2020
Apollo Bay Word Fest

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