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Emerging Writers’ Festival Programme Launch: Not Another Slide Night

15 May 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Izzy Roberts-Orr, Eugenia Flynn, Neika Lehman,...

The Emerging Writers’ Festival launches its 2018 programme with a night of performances that reimagine the...

This Alien Nation

16 May 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Sofija Stefanovic, Maria Tumarkin, Sam Pang,...

In an increasingly connected world where the question of immigration is often an anxious or heated one,...

REIMAGINE! New Ways With Literature: CBCA Vic State Conference

19 May 2018
Childrens Book Council of Australia
Morris Gleitzman, Boori Monty Pryor, Auntie Fay...

We are excited to announce that the next CBCA Vic State Conference will be held on 19th May 2018 at Deakin...

David Eagleman: The Creative Brain

21 May 2018
The Wheeler Centre
David Eagleman

Creativity and ingenuity are the qualities that set our species apart, argues neuroscientist David...

Robert Webb: How Not to Be a Boy

21 May 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Robert Webb and Clementine Ford

In Australia, Robert Webb is probably best known as the iconic petulant manchild Jeremy in Peep Show...

Jeff Goodell: The Water Will Come

22 May 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Jeff Goodell and Tony Birch

Many of us live, to some degree, in denial about climate change.

Introducing The 104-Storey Treehouse - Tue 10 Jul 2018 at 4:30pm

10 July 2018
Readings Bookshop

Tue 10 Jul 2018 at 4:30pm

Most Underrated Book Award 2018 winner announcement

22 November 2018
Small Press Network
Small Press Network

The winner of the Small Press Network's Most Underrated Book Award (MUBA) will be announced at a speci