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Fair Play Symposium: Equity, Inclusion and the Creative Industries

26 February 2019
The Wheeler Centre

How can the arts become genuinely inclusive and reflective of Australian society?

Summer Reading Scoop

27 February 2019
City of Melbourne Libraries
Melbourne Library Service

Too hot, with nothing to read? Join us for an ice cream and a chat about books.

Online: Advanced Short Story Clinic (repeat)

27 February 2019
Writers Victoria
Josephine Rowe

Whether you’re an emerging writer or deep into your craft, this five-month course aims to meet each story...

Christine Yunn-Yu Sun - Chinese Reading Inspiration for Adults 成人中文好书推介讲座

27 February 2019

Christine Yunn-Yu Sun is a Melbourne-based bilingual writer, translator, reader, reviewer, journalist,...

Carlton, After Hours: Poetry Readings

27 February 2019
Australian Poetry

Carlton, After Hours: Poetry Readings
A triple reading in partnership with Australian Poetry.

Mads Peder Nordbo in conversation with Christian White - Wed 27 Feb 2019...

27 February 2019
Readings Bookshop

Wed 27 Feb 2019 at 6:30pm

How to Read to Babies Storytime (0-12 months)

27 February 2019
The Sun Bookshop

Does the concept of reading to babies confuse you? Why do they need to be read to when they can’t...

Slamalamadingdong featuring Magan Magan

27 February 2019
Melbourne Spoken Word

Slamalamadingdong is Melbourne’s premiere poetry slam, being the only slam in Australia currently PSI-...

February Book Club: No Friend But The Mountains by Behrouz Boochani

27 February 2019
The Sun Bookshop

For our February Book Club, we will be reading NO FRIEND BUT THE MOUNTAINS by Behrouz Boochani. Where have...