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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Making History Her Story: Dale Kent in conversation - Wed 19 May 2021 at 6...

19 May 2021
Readings Bookshop

Wed 19 May 2021 at 6:30pm

The Collective, 139 Elgin Street, Carlton

SLAV Online Book Club (19 May 2021)

19 May 2021
School Library Association of Victoria

Book Club


ONLINE: Writeability Goes Local – Why Writing Matters Forum (Mornington...

20 May 2021
Writers Victoria
Jax Jacki Brown and Jessica Walton

Who is it for?

In-person FrankTALK with Kirsty Manning

20 May 2021
Frankston City Libraries
Kirsty Manning

A World War II story of female friendship, longing and sacrifice through war and loss, bringing together...

Jax Jacki Brown Presents Rainbow Families Storytime!

20 May 2021
Eastern Regional Libraries
Jax Jacki Brown

As part of Reconnect Festival, we are delighted to offer our second-ever Writing the Rainbow program.

The Grimey Reality of Comics Publishing with Pat Grant

20 May 2021
Express Media
Pat Grant, Claudia Chinyere Akole

Renowned cartoonist Pat Grant joins us to share his tips on submitting comics for publication and avenues...

Finding Families

20 May 2021 to 22 July 2021
State Library Victoria
State Library Victoria Family History team

Do you want to discover more about your ancestors and how they lived their lives?

Teen Writing Bootcamp #6 - Contemporary fiction with Jared Thomas

20 May 2021
State Library Victoria
Jared Thomas

Join ...

Meet Author Heather Morris

20 May 2021
Eastern Regional Libraries
Heather Morris

Author Heather Morris ('The Tattooist of Auschwitz', 'Cilka's Journey') visits Row