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[MSWPF18] Melbourne Poets Union Presents: Our Lives in Poetry Panel

29 May 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

John Ashton, Jeltje Fanoy...

[MSWPF18] Poetryspective featuring Alicia Sometimes & John McKelvie

29 May 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

Alicia Sometimes and John...

[MSWPF18] Poetic Express featuring Tim Evans

29 May 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

Hosted by patron-saint of Melbourne poetry, Michael Reynolds, this new...

Writers on Wednesdays: Entering Competitions

30 May 2018
Writers Victoria
Vikki Petraitis

You’ll find out what the judges want, and how to make your story stand out from the crowd. 

Letter to my mum: I want to talk about our Aboriginality

30 May 2018
Hobsons Bay Libraries
Monique Grbec

Monique Grbec is a child of the stolen generations, searching for her Country.

Tristan Lee

30 May 2018

'Tristan Lee presents a sublime program including Beethoven's greatest piano sonata, the 'Hammerklavier...

[MSWPF18] Melbourne Spoken Word Presents: The Poets Behind the Poets

30 May 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

Benjamin Solah, Amanda...

The tattooist of Auschwitz

31 May 2018
Moreland City Libraries - Read More program
Heather Morris, in conversation with Claire...

The incredible story of the Auschwitz-Birkenau tattooist and the woman he loved.

Writing towards Reconciliation

31 May 2018

Event for Readers, Teachers, Writers at State Museum, North Terrace, Adelaide