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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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Poetry and Performance: Writing for the Stage and the Page

7 August 2021
Writers Victoria
wāni le Frère

First, learn the physical language of performance poetry, how to embody a written piece through movement,...

State Council Meeting (7 Aug 2021)

7 August 2021
School Library Association of Victoria

SLAV State Council meetings in 2021 will be held at the Abbotsford Convent or online as decided by the...

Crafting Compelling & Complex Characters

8 August 2021
Writers Victoria
Kelly Gardiner

You will learn:
Elements that make characters memorable

Book Launch: The First Time I Thought I Was Dying - Sun 8 Aug 2021 at 5:...

8 August 2021
Readings Bookshop

Sun 8 Aug 2021 at 5:00pm

The Collective, 139 Elgin Street, Carlton

ONLINE SEMINAR: Lunchtime Bites: Writing With and About Disability

9 August 2021
Writers Victoria
Lyndel Caffrey

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

Fair Trade Showcase (digital event)

9 August 2021
Red Room poetry
Red Room Poetry

Footy Banners with Leigh Meyrick and Matthew Hagias - Mon 9 Aug 2021 at 6...

9 August 2021
Readings Bookshop

Mon 9 Aug 2021 at 6:30pm


Full Bloom

9 August 2021
The Wheeler Centre
Clem Bastow, Shelley Parker-Chan, Jess Zanoni,...

Whether we’re talking early bloomers, late bloomers, or those who are right on time, stepping into a new...

Tony Park - Blood Trail

10 August 2021
Tony Park

In Tony's 19th thriller "Blood Trail", written during lockdown, fictitious characters deal w