Do Your Own Thing

Clunes Booktown Clunes, Victoria, Australia

Alex Ettling, Bradley Shaw, Helen Bodycomb and Mike Mullins unpick what it takes to be one’s own publisher. They outline […]

Queering the Conversation

Clunes Booktown Clunes, Victoria, Australia

Since the gay liberation movement of the 70s, there’s been an explosion of diverse LGBTIQA+ voices across our cultural landscape. […]

Killing Women: Fact and Fiction

Clunes Booktown Clunes, Victoria, Australia

We all agree men should stop killing women.  But do we think it’s time that authors moved on from the […]

Let Me Read To You

Clunes Booktown Clunes, Victoria, Australia

Seasoned storytellers Helen Garner, Jane Clifton and Wayne Macauley weave their magic in person with Jacinta Parsons doing the introductions. […]

What Makes a Good Read?

Clunes Booktown Clunes, Victoria, Australia

Alice Pung, Tony Birch, Joanna Murray-Smith are writers who’ve had works on the Year 12 syllabus. They’ll discuss what it […]

Goldfield Stories

Clunes Booktown Clunes, Victoria, Australia

Ian Roberts, Brian Nash and Geoff McArthur talk about their fictional, visual and historical explorations of where we live with […]

New Work

Clunes Booktown Clunes, Victoria, Australia

Dennis Altman (Death in the Sauna), Toni Jordan (Prettier if She Smiled More) and Megan Rogers (The Heart is a […]

Politics, Pleasure and Stigma: Drinking in Australia

Clunes Booktown Clunes, Victoria, Australia

Bill Garner moderates a discussion between Alex Ettling, Sarah MacLean and Richard Gilbert about the ways that booze has shaped our lives. […]

Poetry SLAM

Clunes Booktown Clunes, Victoria, Australia

Flex your poetic chops or simply watch the chaotic fun at our open-mic poetry slam on a soon-to-be advised theme. […]

The Tin Shed Show

Clunes Booktown Clunes, Victoria, Australia

Sally Ford and the Idiomatics with Helen Garner, Jane Clifton and Wayne Macauley present Underscore, a genre-bending, genre-blending musical and literary […]

Kickstart Your Novel Workshop

Clunes Booktown Clunes, Victoria, Australia

This workshop with author Alicia Thompson is for those who are looking for a nudge to get started - you've […]

Indigenous Perspectives

Clunes Booktown Clunes, Victoria, Australia

Tony Birch, Daniel Browning and Jeanine Leane talk about their latest work. No matter the diversity of forms (novel, essays, […]