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Australian Identity in a Changing Landscape: A conversation at Cinema Nova...

13 March 2019
Readings Bookshop

Wed 13 Mar 2019 at 6:30pm

Cinema Nova, 380 Lygon Street, Carlton

The Age of Hostility: Investigating Internet Trolling

13 March 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Ginger Gorman and Jamila Rizvi

‘Don’t feed the trolls’ – it’s the conventional wisdom of the internet. But who are the trolls?

Dominic Kelly in conversation with Sophie Black - Thu 14 Mar 2019 at 6:30pm

14 March 2019
Readings Bookshop

Thu 14 Mar 2019 at 6:30pm

Adolfo Aranjuez in conversation with Tony Birch - Thu 14 Mar 2019 at 6:30pm

14 March 2019
Readings Bookshop

Thu 14 Mar 2019 at 6:30pm

Mammad Aidani

14 March 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Mammad Aidani and Sami Shah

Mammad Aidani left Iran soon after the 1979 February Revolution.

Feminist Climate Justice Poetry Night

14 March 2019
Melbourne Spoken Word

The Women’s Climate Justice Collective and ActionAid warmly welcome Melbournians to come along to our...

Speculate 19

15 March 2019 to 16 March 2019
Speculate Writers Festival
Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff (Illuminae), Trudi...

Speculate is a literary festival that celebrates Fantasy and Science Fiction by bringing together...

Yassmin Abdel-Magied and Alison Evans

15 March 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Yassmin Abdel-Magied, Alison Evans, and Leanne...

For the first event in our fiction series, we’re pairing two authors with new books out for younger...

Love on a Faultline

16 March 2019
Yarra Plenty Regional Library
Cecile Revell

Author Cecile Revell discusses her new book 'Love on a Faultline'.