Plain English Speaking Award: 2024 Victorian State Final

The Wheeler Centre 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

For some, the thought of public speaking is a frightening task. But for these accomplished Victorian orators, it presents the […]

Is Australian Media Broken?

The Wheeler Centre 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Traditional news media has always played an important role in framing debate about key issues of the day for Australians. […]

$20 – $29

Liminal Festival: Opening Night

The Wheeler Centre 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

For the past eight years, Liminal has carved out spaces for community to gather, converse and create. To open the […]

Language Under Occupation

The Wheeler Centre 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

I have all the theory in the world to explain the logics of our erasure, the violence of our replacements […]

Visions & Revisions

The Wheeler Centre 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Each work that engages with history (and all do, to some degree or another) raises questions about how our visions […]

The Novel

The Wheeler Centre 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

The old novel … had defined boundaries within which information was traded for the reader’s loyalty to a common and […]

Critical Limit

The Wheeler Centre 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Literary criticism seems to be in an endless state of decline. In so-called Australia, a particular flavour of cultural cringe […]

Writing Utopia: Poetics, Futurity & Friendship

The Wheeler Centre 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

How does poetry register the transformation of time and space? Where does the poet begin and end? In this session, […]

Writing Utopia: Poetics, Futurity + Friendship

The Wheeler Centre 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

How does poetry register the transformation of time and space. Where does the poet begin and end? In this session, […]

$15 – $19

Linework: Jillian Tamaki and Lee Lai

The Wheeler Centre 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Whether you impatiently page through panels or fall headfirst into the gutter, comics are a literary form that invite the […]