Event calendar

Melbourne is full of literary activity with something happening every night of the week. Explore the calendar below, use the category tags to focus in on what you like or use our search box to zero in on your interests.

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*In-person* FrankTALK with Rachel Givney

26 July 2021
Frankston City Libraries
Rachel Givney

Frankston Library

60 Playne Street

Frankston, VIC 3199


Queer Book Club

26 July 2021
City of Melbourne Libraries
We read and talk about queer books – broadly defined as those which relate to gay, lesbian, bisexual,...

Pursuing Justice: Human Rights in an Age of Crisis

26 July 2021
The Wheeler Centre
Julian Burnside, Stuart Rees, and Tasneem Chopra

This event originally scheduled to take place on Thursday 22 July was postponed in response to...

ONLINE SEMINAR: Ask...About Literary Journals

27 July 2021
Writers Victoria
Adalya Nash Hussein, Anna Spargo-Ryan, Evelyn...

This evening will be run as a Q&A session and participants will be invited to submit their questions...

Ellen van Neerven in conversation - Tue 27 Jul 2021 at 6:30pm

27 July 2021
Readings Bookshop

Tue 27 Jul 2021 at 6:30pm


Online FrankTALK with Nicola West

28 July 2021
Frankston City Libraries
Nicola West

Some secrets you try to hide. Others you don’t dare let out…


28 July 2021
Writers Victoria
Lili Wilkinson

Pieces of up to 1500 words due 11:55pm Wednesdays 28 July, 25 August, 22 September, 20 October, 24...

ONLINE FEEDBACK CLINIC: Writing Children's Books

28 July 2021
Writers Victoria
Jane Godwin

It is an expected part of these clinics to share your work with and provide constructive feedback to your...

Author event: Crime Panel

28 July 2021
Farrells Bookshop
Mark Brandi, Katherine Kovacic & Kyle Perry