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Business Writing: Annual Reports

4 April 2018
Writers Victoria
Spiri Tsintziras

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100 Story Holidays

4 April 2018 to 10 April 2018
100 Story Building

Do you have travel plans for the April school holidays?

Griffith Review: Commonwealth Now

4 April 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Julianne Schultz, Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm, Annie...

For many of us, the Commonwealth is associated, for better or for worse, with the old days of British...

A Glass of Wine and a Chat about Crime with Dervla McTiernan

5 April 2018
The Sun Bookshop
Dervla McTiernan

Enjoy a glass of wine and a chat about crime with Australia’s newest debut crime writer, Dervla McTiernan...

Author in conversation: Ruth Pullin

5 April 2018
State Library Victoria
Author in conversation: Ruth Pullin

Join Ruth Pullin, author of The artist as traveller: the sketchbooks of Eugene von Guérard, in...

Jeez Louise: #MeToo

5 April 2018
The Wheeler Centre

Jeez Louise began in Melbourne in 2002 out of a necessity in the comedy industry to hear more stories and...

Writing Exquisite Sentences (April)

7 April 2018
Writers Victoria
Emily Bitto

This course will re-focus your writing on the level of the sentence, providing practical ways to improve...

#LitFest2444 2018

9 April 2018

Event for Teachers, Writers at

Nailed It!

9 April 2018
The Wheeler Centre
James Colley, Zoë Coombs Marr, Dee Fidge, Roj...

Forget bitcoin: the currency of the future is the hot take.