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Book launch: No Baths Week - Sat 11 May 2019 at 11:00am

11 May 2019
Readings Bookshop

Sat 11 May 2019 at 11:00am

Readings Kids — 315 Lygon St, Carlton VIC 3053

Welcome to Clown Town: A Drag Workshop

11 May 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Anthony Hudson / Carla Rossi

Hailing from Portland, Oregon, acclaimed American drag clown Carla Rossi (aka Anthony Hudson) brings you a...

Pitching Bootcamp

12 May 2019
Writers Victoria
Erina Reddan

You will learn:
What is and isn’t a pitch 

Chris Womersley in conversation with Cate Kennedy - Mon 13 May 2019 at 6:...

13 May 2019
Readings Bookshop

Mon 13 May 2019 at 6:30pm

Mary Norris: From Comma Queen to Greek Geek

13 May 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Mary Norris and Penny Modra

Copy editor and grammar nerd Mary Norris has seen the fabled linguistic traditions of the New Yorker...

Write Together

14 May 2019
Yarra Plenty Regional Library
Watsonia Library

Bring in your current project and write in the company of fellow writers – and share the creative energy...

Troy Bramston in conversation with Ted Baillieu - Tue 14 May 2019 at 6:30pm

14 May 2019
Readings Bookshop

Tue 14 May 2019 at 6:30pm

Kamila Shamsie: Home Fire

14 May 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Kamila Shamsie and Sonia Nair

With her seventh novel, Home Fire, Pakistani-British author Kamila Shamsie has pulled off an...

A Basket by the Door – an intimate chat with Sophie Hansen

15 May 2019
Books for Cooks
Sophie Hansen & Books for Cooks

On Wednesday 15 May, author, blogger, farmer and cook Sophie Hansen will be joining us for the Melbourne...