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Sallie Muirden in conversation with Christine Gordon - Thu 2 May 2019 at...

2 May 2019
Readings Bookshop

Thu 2 May 2019 at 6:30pm

May Thursday Kids’ Book Club – Sherlock Bones and the Natural History...

2 May 2019
The Sun Bookshop

For our May Kids’ Book Club we will be reading Sherlock Bones and the Natural History Mystery by Renee...

May Thursday Middle Grade Book Club – A Great Escape AUTHOR ATTENDING

2 May 2019
The Sun Bookshop

For our May Middle Grade Book Club we will be reading A Great Escape by Felice Arena, who will be joining...

Simon Schama: Wordy

2 May 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Simon Schama and Ramona Koval

Simon Schama is a British broadcaster and scholar who is famous for his limitless energy and grand-scale...

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah: Friday Black

2 May 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah and Areej Nur

Endorsed by the likes of Roxane Gay, Colson Whitehead and George Saunders – and by the New York Times...

Lunch with Simon Schama

3 May 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Simon Schama and David Hansen

Join Simon Schama for a discussion about art, over lunch.

The Festival Toolkit

4 May 2019
Writers Victoria
Maryanne Vagg

You will learn:
How to pitch to festival programmers

Yoga and Creativity

4 May 2019
Yarra Plenty Regional Library
Suze Male

Yoga and meditation can help activate your creativity, cultivate your curiosity, and stimulate creative...

The Clunes Booktown Festival

4 May 2019 to 5 May 2019
Clunes Booktown Festival

Along with author talks and panel discussions, festival-goers can discover the largest collection of rare...