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Ask a Publisher

8 May 2018
Writers Victoria
Terri-ann White and Michelle Madden

The two amazing publishers are:
Terri-ann White, Director of UWA Publishing since 2006

Mighty Melbourne

8 May 2018

An exhibition of Melbourne cityscapes by Arthur Ted Powell

Book launch: Snips and Snaps - Tue 8 May 2018 at 6:30pm

8 May 2018
Readings Bookshop

Tue 8 May 2018 at 6:30pm

Emily Wilson: The Odyssey Retold

8 May 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Emily Wilson and Alison Croggon

Bizarre, brutal and beautiful, Homer’s The Odyssey is a story of adventure and revenge.

Jesse Andrews and Patrick Ness: Kyneton

8 May 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Patrick Ness, Jesse Andrews, and C.S. Pacat

This May, hear from two heavyweights of young adult fiction – in...

Jennifer Egan

8 May 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Jennifer Egan and Michael Williams

Jennifer Egan is one of America’s most acclaimed and least predictable novelists.

The art of wellbeing: an evening with Meredith Gaston

9 May 2018
Hobsons Bay Libraries
Meredith Gaston

"When we live as part of nature, our wellbeing naturally blossoms."

Resident Alien by Tim Fountain

9 May 2018

Paul Capsis returns for a limited season in his "astonishing" performance as Quentin Crisp.

Barry Dickins at The Paperback Salon

9 May 2018
Barry Dickins

Join us on Wednesday 9th May at 6pm for an evening of reading and conversation with award-winning author,...