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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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Book Launch – HUDA AND ME by H. Hayek

15 May 2021
The Sun Bookshop

We are thrilled to be hosting the launch of HUDA AND ME with an exciting in conversation event between...

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...

The Craft of Short Story Writing

16 May 2021
Writers Victoria
Wayne Macauley

You will learn:

Melbourne Book Market

16 May 2021
Melbourne Book Market
Queen Victoria Market

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-...

Shipwrecked Women

16 May 2021
Queenscliffe Literary Festival
Meg Keneally, Nikki Gemmell and Jock Serong
Nikki Gemmell (the Ripping Tree) and Meg Keneally (The Wreck) embark on very different fictional paths...

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...

In-person FrankTALK with Meg Keneally

17 May 2021
Frankston City Libraries
Meg Keneally

Meg Keneally is the author of bestselling novels, Fled and her latest, The Wreck, and co-author of The...

Workshop - Writing Your Own Story

17 May 2021
Queenscliffe Literary Festival
Michael Cathcart and Hannie Rayson
An introduction for anyone wanting to write a memoir or tell family stories.