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Bonny Cassidy at The Paperback Salon

13 June 2018
Bonny Cassidy

Join us on Wednesday 13 June at 6pm for an evening of reading and conversation with poet and critic, Bonny...

Holy Cow! James Joyce Slaughters the Sacred Cows of English Literature

13 June 2018 to 17 June 2018
Bloomsday in Melbourne
Bloomsday in Melbourne

The Bloomsday Festival proudly notches up 25 years in 2018 as one of the premier Bloomsdays worldwide.

Making Waves: The Changing Shape of Australian Feminism

13 June 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Leena van Deventer, Nayuka Gorrie, and Dur-é Dara

What can younger Australian feminists learn from older feminists, and vice versa?

Nate DiMeo’s Memory Palace

13 June 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Nate DiMeo and Jon Tjhia

Nate DiMeo is the voice – and producer – of The Memory Palace, a celebrated storytelling podcast...

The art of discomfort: the power of words

14 June 2018
Hobsons Bay Libraries
Robin Vysma, Stella Kinsella, Kylie Dunstan, and...

Homegrown Hobsons Bay writers, Robin Vysma, Stella Kinsella, Kylie Dunstan, and Helen Gildfind explore...

Social media for writers- Boroondara Literary Festival 2018

14 June 2018
Boroondara Library Service

In this workshop, we show you how to use social media to promote yourself across different social media...

Author Talk: Mark Brandi

14 June 2018
Wyndham City Libraries
Mark Brandi

Come along and discover the story behind Mark Brandi’s acclaimed mystery Wimmera.

A Hypothetical Cybersecurity Crisis

14 June 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Ali Moore, Alastair MacGibbon, Tobias Feakin,...

What happens when critical infrastructure comes under attack, and risks escalate with each passing hour?...

David Christian on the big history of everything - Fri 15 Jun 2018 at 6:...

15 June 2018
Readings Bookshop

Fri 15 Jun 2018 at 6:30pm