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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Alison Bechdel: Drawing from Life

7 February 2022
The Wheeler Centre
Alison Bechdel and Ronnie Scott

To celebrate Melbourne Theatre Company and Sydney Theatre Company’s co-production of the multi-...

100 Seconds ’til Midnight: Countdown to Catastrophe

15 February 2022
The Wheeler Centre
Bernard Caleo , Tillie Boleyn, and Kaya Wilson

On January 27, 2021, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists sent a plea to the leaders and citizens of the...

Salman Rushdie: A Sea of Stories

15 February 2022
The Wheeler Centre
Salman Rushdie and Sally Warhaft

The great Salman Rushdie, staunch defender of free speech and indefatigable advocate for arts and...

100 Seconds ’til Midnight: Stopping the Clock

22 February 2022
The Wheeler Centre
Bernard Caleo , Kaya Wilson, and Tillie Boleyn

100 Seconds ’til Midnight is an interactive series of events responding to the Bulletin of Atomic...

Liane Moriarty: Apples Never Fall

1 March 2022
The Wheeler Centre
Liane Moriarty and Toni Jordan

Following international acclaim for her novels and their award-winning TV adaptations, Australian star...

Ennis Ćehić: Sadvertising

3 March 2022
The Wheeler Centre
Ennis Ćehić and Nam Le

Be one of the first to experience an electrifying and genre-defying new voice in Australian fiction.

We’ve Got This: Stories by Disabled Parents

4 March 2022
The Wheeler Centre
Jax Jacki Brown, Mandy McCracken, Shakira Hussein...

Over 15 per cent of Australian households have a parent with a disability, so why are their stories rarely...

Teens Talk... Racism

23 March 2022
The Wheeler Centre
Jinyoung Kim, Sabina Patawaran, and Elsa Rose

Teens Talk is a new series of professional development sessions for secondary educators delivered by teens...

Mapping Culture: Lasting Stories

24 March 2022
The Wheeler Centre
Alice Pung and Bec Kavanagh

How do we keep track of the stories that make up our lives?