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Learned Crime with Dervla McTiernan

4 March 2019
Sisters in Crime
Dermal McTiernan, Robyn Walton

The Melbourne Athenaeum Library and Sisters in Crime Australia take pleasure in presenting Dervla...

Book launch: Islands - Mon 4 Mar 2019 at 6:30pm

4 March 2019
Readings Bookshop

Mon 4 Mar 2019 at 6:30pm

Storytime – Monday Mornings!

4 March 2019
The Sun Bookshop

Join us for storytime in the Ballarat St Park in the summer months – weather permitting – and all through...

Soraya Chemaly: Rage Becomes Her

4 March 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Soraya Chemaly and Amy Gray

Tired? Stressed? Women, you'll feel better on ... rage.

Danks Divergent Dialect

4 March 2019
Melbourne Spoken Word

Danks Divergent Dialect is a new fortnightly open mic event hosted by Hamish Danks Brown a.k.a.

The Non-Person Category and the Global Refugee Problem

5 March 2019
Existentialist Society
Dr. Binoy Kampmark (Global, Urban & Social...

Existentialist Society.
Free public lecture, 8pm, followed by questions and discussion:

Wang Ruobing - Chinese Essay Workshop散文工作坊: 散文创作的自我提炼与升华

5 March 2019
Wang Ruobing

Essay is a Chinese short prose genre – it is not intimidating for beginners but difficult to master.

Young Writers Group

5 March 2019
Yarra Plenty Regional Library
Watsonia Library

Calling all kids who are keen writers!

Queenie Chan - Manga Drawing Workshop

5 March 2019
Queenie Chan

Queenie Chan is a Hong Kong-born manga-style comic book artist and the author of Fabled Kingdom and The...