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PM’s Literary Awards Winners in Conversation

12 April 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Thuy On, Cath Crowley, Ryan O'Neill, and...

What is Australian literature? What was Australian literature?

The Salon Goes Regional (Portarlington)

13 April 2018
Writers Victoria
Cate Kennedy

This tour is supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria and presented in association...

Small Spaces Book Launch

14 April 2018

Event for Readers, Teachers, Writers at Readings St Kilda, 112 Acland Street, St Kilda VIC 3182


15 April 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

We acknowledge that this event will take place on the lands of the Wurrendjeri peoples of the Kulin...

Small Town Stories

16 April 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Jay Carmichael, Kate O’Donnell, and Mira Robertson

Rural Australia – indeed, rural anywhere – is a storytelling fixture.

Author Talk with Julia Prendergast

18 April 2018
Frankston City Libraries
Julia Prendergast

Julie Prendergast writes about everyday life.

Poetesis open mic

18 April 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

Every second Wednesday, behind the bookshelf in Sooki Lounge’s secret downstairs ‘nook’, you will find a...

The Stella Prize in Conversation

18 April 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Toni Jordan, Emily Bitto, and Clare Wright

In recent months, the stories of women – and with them, impediments to women’s media participation – have...

Alexis Wright

20 April 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Alexis Wright and Elizabeth McCarthy

Alexis Wright is an author of dazzling energy, ambition and imagination.