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Special Guest Mat Larkin at Brunswick Bound's Junior Book Club

26 February 2020
Brunswick Bound
Mat Larkin, Brunswick Bound

Mat Larkin (The Orchard Underground) will be a special guest at Junior Book Club to kick off the new year...

Special Guest Favel Parrett at Brunswick Bound's Book Club

26 February 2020
Brunswick Bound
Favel Parrett, Brunswick Bound

So thrilled to have Favel Parrett (Past The Shallows, When the Night Comes, There Was Still Love) join us...

Book Group- Kew

26 February 2020
Boroondara Library Service
Boroondara Library Service

Join our book group to read and discuss interesting and thought provoking books with a group of like-...

In Conversation with Neil Gaiman

26 February 2020
Melbourne Writers Festival

Neil Gaiman, the award-winning author of American Gods, Norse Mythology, and The Sandman series, will...

Book launch: The Tiniest House of Time - Wed 26 Feb 2020 at 6:30pm

26 February 2020
Readings Bookshop

Wed 26 Feb 2020 at 6:30pm

Tommy Orange: There There

26 February 2020
The Wheeler Centre
Tommy Orange and Jack Latimore

Unfortunately, Tommy Orange is no longer able to attend.

Slamalamadingdong! February Slam featuring Jesse Oliver

26 February 2020
Melbourne Spoken Word

Slamalamadingdong is Melbourne’s premiere poetry slam, the first and only Australian slam to take a team...

February Book Club – The Weekend by Charlotte Wood

26 February 2020
The Sun Bookshop

For our February Book Club we will be reading THE WEEKEND by Charlotte Wood. People went on about death...

The Relationship is the Project: LGBTIQ+ author readings

27 February 2020
Hares and Hyenas
Daniel Santangeli, Caroline Bowditch, Adolfo...

Jade Lillie,...