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Ambelin Kwaymullina on Love, Trauma and Aboriginal Women’s Stories

12 September 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Ambelin Kwaymullina

Ambelin Kwaymullina believes Aboriginal women are the inheritors of two sets of stories.

Raimond Gaita and Katerina Gaita: A Climate of Change

12 September 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Raimond Gaita and Katerina Gaita

How might a philosopher frame the problem of climate change?

Odyssey Literary Festival: writing 'bout my genre-ation

13 September 2018
Odyssey Lit Fest

The Odyssey Literary Festival is back and it's genre-ating buzz!

The Salon Goes Regional (Port Fairy)

14 September 2018
Writers Victoria
Demet Divaroren

Life Writing

15 September 2018
Blaise van Hecke

If you writing your memoir, family or community history but don't know where to start, this course is

Booklovers Festival 2018: Italian Stories and Culture

15 September 2018
Yarra Plenty Regional Library
Julia Busuttil Nishimura and Moreno Giovannoni

Part of the 10th Annual Booklovers Festival - Lalor Library

Booklovers Festival 2018: A Celebration of Writing: Open Mic

16 September 2018
Yarra Plenty Regional Library

Part of the 10th Annual Booklovers Festival - Watsonia Library

Reign of Mist Book Launch

16 September 2018

Event for Readers at Better Read Than Dead, Newtown, NSW

Come Together: Rethinking Art and Citizenship

17 September 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Tristan Meecham, Sybille Peters, and Tania Cañas

What role can art play in transforming democracies?