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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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Queenscliffe Literary Festival 2021

14 May 2021 to 30 May 2021
Queenscliffe Literary Festival

The Queenscliffe Literary Festival is a celebration of Australian writers, books and ideas featuring some...

Breathless Prose

15 May 2021
Queenscliffe Literary Festival
Emma Viskic, JP Pomare, Jock Serong
Emma Viskic (Darkness for Light) and JP Pomare (Tell Me Lies) discuss why edgy, scary fiction is so...

What's News?

15 May 2021
Queenscliffe Literary Festival
Nikki Gemmell, Rick Morton, Misha Ketchell
Misha Ketchell, editor of The Conversation (ANZ), Nikki Gemmell, author and columnist for - The...

Animals Make Us Human

15 May 2021
Queenscliffe Literary Festival
Meg Keneally, Emma Viskic, Jill Swanson
Strong bonds with nature bring humanity, love and compassion to the fore.

Turn the Page

15 May 2021 to 16 May 2021
Clunes Booktown Festival

Throughout the month of May, Clunes Booktown will turnover a new page for 2021 celebrating books and...

The Kindness Revolution

15 May 2021
Queenscliffe Literary Festival
Hugh Mackay and Hilary Harper
Revolutions never start at the top.

My Year of Living Vulnerably

16 May 2021
Queenscliffe Literary Festival
Rick Morton, Misha Ketchell
Rick Morton, author of the acclaimed memoir One Hundred Years of Dirt, discusses his recent journey to...

Hope is at the Heart of Love

16 May 2021
Queenscliffe Literary Festival
Kate O'Donnell, Nina Kenwood with Marion...
Kate O'Donnell (This One is Ours) and Nina Kenwood (It Sounded Better in My Head) discuss why today's YA...

Remembering Clive James

16 May 2021
Queenscliffe Literary Festival
Queenscliffe Literary Festival
ABC Radio presenter Michael Cathcart and playwright Hannie Rayson delve into the extraordinary treasure-...