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Author Event - HANNAH KENT in conversation with Emily Spurr

28 October 2021
The Sun Bookshop
Hannah Kent, Emily Spurr

Join HANNAH KENT in conversation with Emily Spurr to celebrate the release of DEVOTION.

Olympia Panagiotopoulos: Beneath the Fig Leaves

28 October 2021
Whitehorse Manningham Libraries
Olympia Panagiotopoulos

A memoir of food, family and Greece.

Reading Forum Series 2021 - Session Four: Picture Books for Senior...

28 October 2021
School Library Association of Victoria

Session four

Picture books for senior students


Rabih Alameddine: The Wrong End of the Telescope

28 October 2021
The Wheeler Centre
Rabih Alameddine and Omar Sakr

'To write about the human condition is political; it’s one of the greatest political acts.

Jonathan Franzen: Crossroads

29 October 2021
The Wheeler Centre
Jonathan Franzen and Sarah Kanowski

This event will not be viewable from this event page.

ONLINE WORKSHOP: The Publishing Landscape: An Overview

30 October 2021
Writers Victoria
Hella Ibrahim

This workshop will take place online. Detailed instructions for participation will be provided. 

ONLINE WORKSHOP: Shaping an Essay Collection

31 October 2021
Writers Victoria
Ellena Savage

This workshop will take place online. Detailed instructions for participation will be provided.

Fran Lebowitz

1 November 2021
The Wheeler Centre
Fran Lebowitz and Sarah Krasnostein

'One thing about leaving your apartment is there's so many other people out there.

Primary Book Chat with Zana Fraillon & Phil Lesnie

2 November 2021
The Little Bookroom
Zana Fraillon & Phil Lesnie in conversation...

Teachers and Librarians are invited to hear from Zana Fraillon and Phil Lesnie on their new picture book...