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Lisa Taddeo: Three Women

7 May 2020
The Wheeler Centre
Lisa Taddeo and Abigail Ulman

This event has been cancelled as part of our preventative measures to stem the spread of...

Yarra Valley Writers Festival

8 May 2020 to 10 May 2020
Programming Hannie Rayson

2020 is the inaugural Yarra Valley Writers Festival.

ONLINE: Masterclass: Writing the Sensual World

9 May 2020
Writers Victoria
Krissy Kneen

This masterclass is for established writers only: that is, writers who have had at least one book or short...

Get writing: Library at The Dock

9 May 2020
City of Melbourne Libraries
Looking for that extra motivation to write?

ONLINE: Creative Resilience

10 May 2020
Writers Victoria
Kate Mildenhall

This workshop will be presented online. Detailed instructions will be provided.

Crime Book Club

13 May 2020
City of Melbourne Libraries
Do you love reading Scandinavian thrillers? Classic who-dunnits? True crime reporting?

The love that remains: author talk with Susan Francis

14 May 2020
Boroondara Library Service
Susan Francis

The love that remains is an extraordinary memoir about secrets, life's twists and unconditional love.

Reading Forum Series 2020 - Session 2, Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School (14...

14 May 2020
School Library Association of Victoria

Session 2

non fiction for pleasure

Ivanhoe Girls' Grammar School Library

Reading Forum Series 2020 (All 4 Sessions) (14 May 2020)

14 May 2020
School Library Association of Victoria


Session 1 -  27/02/2020

Session 2 - 14/05/2020