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present tense: How to Read Poetry

22 August 2018
present tense
Ali Alizadeh, Cassandra Atherton, & Jessica...

What do we think about poetry?

Writing Retreat

24 August 2018 to 26 August 2018
Busybird
Blaise van Hecke

Whether your specialty is fiction (do you write short stories?

Publishing Options

27 August 2018
Busybird
Blaise van Hecke

Have you dreamed of being a published author but don’t know how?

Melbourne Writers Festival: Industry Insights: Get Published!

31 August 2018
Melbourne Writers Festival
Claire G Coleman, Robert J Watkins and Sybil Nolan

Award-winning author Claire G Coleman and her publisher Robert J Watkins talk with Sybil Nolan from...

Melbourne Writers Festival: Industry Insights: How White is My Writing?

31 August 2018
Melbourne Writers Festival
Sam Cooney, Elena Gomez and Hella Ibrahim and...

Does your writing accurately reflect the world around you, and how can you improve your racial literacy?...

Booklovers Festival 2018: Permission to Write

1 September 2018
Yarra Plenty Regional Library
Mark Brandi, Melanie Cheng, Laura Elizabeth...

Part of the 10th Annual Booklovers Festival - Eltham Library

Reading for Writers: Carrie Tiffany on Richard Ford

5 September 2018
Writers Victoria
Carrie Tiffany

This short, but exquisitely paced early novel from Richard Ford is the story of a sixteen year old boy...

Voices from the Intersection

7 September 2018
Writers Victoria
Rebecca Lim

'Meet Me at the Intersection' is an Own Voices collection of memoir, poetry and short fiction by writers...

Booklovers Festival 2018: Writers Day

8 September 2018
Yarra Plenty Regional Library
Emma Viskic, Justine Hyde, Kate O'Donnell...

Part of the 10th Annual Booklovers Festival - Mill Park Library