Event calendar

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Lunch with Jay Rayner

23 May 2017
The Wheeler Centre
Jay Rayner and Michael Williams

He’s described a Gefilte fish dish as so leaden it could ‘pull planets out of alignment’ and wondered if a...

Roxane Gay

23 May 2017
The Wheeler Centre
Roxane Gay and Santilla Chingaipe

In addition to this conversation, Roxane Gay will be joining us for...

KoLABorAYshun featuring Helchild

23 May 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Melbourne’s premiere multimedia experimental Spoken Word event is back!

Chris Kraus

23 May 2017
The Wheeler Centre
Chris Kraus and Mel Campbell

Note: The time and venue of this event has been updated – please note the new details.

Online: Pitch Tips (webinar)

24 May 2017
Writers Victoria
Marie Alafaci

See how synopses and pitches can also help keep you motivated and on track when you wander into the depths...

Lisa Gorton at The Paperback Bookshop Salon

24 May 2017
Lisa Gorton

Join us for a glass of wine and to hear winner of the Prime Minister's Prize for Fiction, Lisa Gorton,

Mel Campbell & Anthony Morris in conversation with Penny Modra - Wed...

24 May 2017
Readings Bookshop

Wed 24 May 2017 at 6:30pm

Colson Whitehead

24 May 2017
The Wheeler Centre
Colson Whitehead and Michael Williams

There is only one living writer whose work has traversed the subjects of slavery, poker, commercial...

Jay Rayner: The Ten (Food) Commandments

24 May 2017
The Wheeler Centre
Jay Rayner

The original Ten Commandments provide clear direction on murder, theft and adultery.