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Krapp’s Last Tape by Samuel Beckett

31 October 2018

Max Gillies performs Beckett's meditation on time, memory and ageing.

Publishing Options

31 October 2018
Blaise van Hecke

Have you dreamed of being a published author but don’t know how?

A panel discussion on the book industry - Wed 31 Oct 2018 at 6:30pm

31 October 2018
Readings Bookshop

Wed 31 Oct 2018 at 6:30pm

Search Me: Seth Stephens-Davidowitz

31 October 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Seth Stephens-Davidowitz and Jacinta Parsons

‘What is a fidget spinner?’, ‘how to make slime’, and ‘what is the Paris Climate Agreement?’ were among...

Launch: Matt Hetheringtons The Love of the Sun

31 October 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

Recent Work Press are proud to announce the Melbourne launch of Matt Hetherington’s fifth poetry...

October Book Club: Ma’am Darling by Craig Brown

31 October 2018
The Sun Bookshop

For our October Book Club, we will be reading MA’AM DARLING by Craig Brown. She made John Lennon blush and...

Start Writing on Any Project

1 November 2018
Writers Victoria
Writers Victoria

Gardens on the Edge - Christine Reid Illustrated Talk & Book Launch

1 November 2018
Open Gardens Victoria
Christine Reid

Open Gardens Victoria will present an evening event and illustrated talk by renowned garden writer...

Tulloch: the extraordinary life and times of a true champion, meet author...

1 November 2018
Boroondara Library Service
Ken Linnett

Ken Linnett takes us on a social and sporting journey of post-war Australia with his book about one of our...