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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12 May 2021 to 22 May 2021
Jayde Kirchert

An exciting, feminist sci-fi theatrical experience, MARA KORPER is set in a futuristic world where gender...

Things nobody knows but me: Amra Pajalic

12 May 2021
Whitehorse Manningham Libraries
Amra Pajalic

Amra Pajalic is an an editor, teacher and award winning author.

Book Launch: I Said the Sea was Folded - Wed 12 May 2021 at 6:30pm

12 May 2021
Readings Bookshop

Wed 12 May 2021 at 6:30pm

Hugh MacKay in conversation - Wed 12 May 2021 at 6:30pm

12 May 2021
Readings Bookshop

Wed 12 May 2021 at 6:30pm

Cinema Nova, 380 Lygon St, Carlton

SOLD OUT – In Conversation: Judith Lucy and Elizabeth McCarthy

12 May 2021
The Sun Bookshop

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT. Join Judith Lucy in conversation with Elizabeth McCarthy to celebrate the...

Hugh Mackay - The Kindness Revolution @ 6:30pm *IN-PERSON EVENT

13 May 2021
Hugh Mackay

2020 was ravaged by bushfires and a worldwide pandemic, taking a toll on both our mental and emotional...

In-person FrankTALK: Katherine Firkin

13 May 2021
Frankston City Libraries
Katherine Firkin

Katherine Firkin returns with The Girl Remains, a chilling police thriller set on our very own Mornington...

Meet Author Leah Swann

13 May 2021
Eastern Regional Libraries
Leah Swann

Local author Leah Swann presents a fascinating discussion of her latest novel, 'Sheerwater'.

Advanced Creative Non Fiction online course

13 May 2021
Dr Sian Prior
Dr Sian Prior

Want to make your creative non fiction writing even better?