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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Becoming and Belonging

27 September 2021
The Wheeler Centre
Sinéad Stubbins, Wen-Juenn Lee, Paige Clark,...

This event can no longer go ahead on Monday 27 September at The Moat and will now be presented as...

The Gender Binary and Beyond

28 September 2021
The Wheeler Centre
Alison Evans, Hayden Moon, Stevie Lane, and Nevo...

Our sense of identity shapes our understanding of the world around us: how we see ourselves, how we think...

Miles Allinson: In Moonland

29 September 2021
The Wheeler Centre
Miles Allinson and Toni Jordan

Bookings for the digital live-stream can be made now.

Jonathan Franzen: Crossroads

5 October 2021
The Wheeler Centre
Jonathan Franzen and Sarah Kanowski

‘My despair about the American novel began in the winter of 1991, when I fled to Yaddo, the artists’...

Media in Exile: Press Freedoms and Myanmar

6 October 2021
The Wheeler Centre
Swe Win, Peter Greste, Michelle Aung Thin, and...

Bookings for the digital live-stream can be made now.

Future Voices: Decolonising Australian Media

7 October 2021
The Wheeler Centre
Bridget Brennan, Chelsea Watego, Sono Leone,...

In 2020, the Broadly Speaking series launched with a powerful conversation with distinguished professor...

Fringe Debate: Break the Internet

11 October 2021
The Wheeler Centre
Marcus McKenzie, Margot Morales Tanjutco, Aurelia...

A potato flew around my room before you came, Pepe the Frog NFT, black TikTok creators on strike, Barbz...

Pah! Deaf Storytelling Night

12 October 2021
The Wheeler Centre
Sam Martin, Danni Wright, Jasmine Shirrefs,...

‘Pah!’: to realise; to become suddenly aware; to show someone you understand them; a colloquial sign...

John Safran: Puff Piece

13 October 2021
The Wheeler Centre
John Safran and Tony Wilson

Cigarettes are rapidly falling out of favour with everyone from policy-makers to smokers themselves.