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Melbourne Writers Festival: Industry Insights: Get Published!

31 August 2018
Melbourne Writers Festival
Claire G Coleman, Robert J Watkins and Sybil Nolan

Award-winning author Claire G Coleman and her publisher Robert J Watkins talk with Sybil Nolan from...

Melbourne Writers Festival: Sacred Texts: The Book That Made Me an Activist

31 August 2018
Melbourne Writers Festival
Carly Findlay, Gerry Georgatos, Sisonke Msimang,...

Do you remember a piece of writing that inspired you to become the person you are today?

Booklovers Festival 2018: Launch: Debra Oswald

31 August 2018
Yarra Plenty Regional Library
Debra Oswald

To launch our 10th Annual Booklovers Festival, Yarra Plenty Regional Library together with Melbourne...

Melbourne Writers Festival: The Eye of the Storm: The Power of Patrick...

31 August 2018
Melbourne Writers Festival
Christos Tsiolkas and William Yang

Celebrate Patrick White’s hugely influential body of work at this special storytelling and performance...

Melbourne Writers Festival: Industry Insights: How White is My Writing?

31 August 2018
Melbourne Writers Festival
Sam Cooney, Elena Gomez and Hella Ibrahim and...

Does your writing accurately reflect the world around you, and how can you improve your racial literacy?...

Melbourne Writers Festival: Speculative Futures: Writing Tactics for...

31 August 2018
Melbourne Writers Festival
Michelle Lee, Jodie McVernon, Ellen van Neeren...

Join scriptwriter Michele Lee, epidemiologist Jodie McVernon and writer Ellen van Neerven, all involved in...

Melbourne Writers Festival: Industry Insights: Graphic Novels

31 August 2018
Melbourne Writers Festival
Ryan Griffen, Bernard Caleo and Elizabeth...

Explore the history and resurgence of graphic storytelling and learn to craft your own stories with...

Melbourne Writers Festival: Black Lives, Refugee Lives

1 September 2018
Melbourne Writers Festival
Riyadh Al-Hakimi, Gerry Georgatos and Megan...

An estimated one in ten Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander deaths is from suicide.

Melbourne Writers Festival: A Toast: Benjamin Law’s Dream Dinner Party

1 September 2018
Melbourne Writers Festival
Benjamin Law, Nayuka Gorrie, Melissa Lucashenko,...

Columnist, writer, and renowned raconteur Benjamin Law has assembled a conversational menu for his dream...