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Melbourne Writers Festival: Michael Robotham: The Other Wife

30 August 2018
Melbourne Writers Festival
Michael Robotham and Shane Maloney

Michael Robotham, author of the multi-million-copy bestseller The Secrets She Keeps, is one of Australia’s...

Melbourne Writers Festival: Everything Happens For A Raisin: Jonny Sun...

30 August 2018
Melbourne Writers Festival
Jonny Sun, Mara Wilson and Kirsty Webeck.

Canadian graphic novelist and Twitter icon Jonny Sun (Everyone’s A Aliebn When Ur A Aliebn Too) joins...

Paola Bacchia shares recipes & stories from Italy’s Adriatic Coast -...

30 August 2018
Readings Bookshop

Thu 30 Aug 2018 at 6:30pm

Ronan Farrow: Power, Abuse and Facing Facts

30 August 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Ronan Farrow and Tracey Spicer

Ronan Farrow has been one of the foremost reporters documenting the culture of silence and impunity around...

Melbourne Writers Festival: Sacred Texts: The Book That Made Me a Better...

31 August 2018
Melbourne Writers Festival
Nayuka Gorrie, Krissy Kneen, Fiona Patten,...

One can’t always rely on late-night furtive Googling to find out how to be a better lover.

Melbourne Writers Festival: Industry Insights: Radical Poetry

31 August 2018
Melbourne Writers Festival
Joshua Ip, Bella Li and Eddie Paterson

Explore the world of contemporary poetry with Singapore’s Joshua Ip and experimental poets and academics...

Helen Jukes in conversation with Tessa Laird

31 August 2018
Boroondara Library Service
Helen Jukes and Tessa Laird

UK author Helen Jukes has written a beautiful memoir, A Honeybee Heart Has Five Openings.

Melbourne Writers Festival: How I Survived: Anna Krien & Benjamin Law

31 August 2018
Melbourne Writers Festival
Anna Krien and Benjamin Law

Authors and journalists Anna Krien and Benjamin Law are not only two of Australia’s most acclaimed young...

Melbourne Writers Festival: Therapy Couch: Judith Lucy

31 August 2018
Melbourne Writers Festival
Judith Lucy and Elizabeth McCarthy

Taking some time out from her elusive work in progress, comedian and writer Judith Lucy sits down for a...