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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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Self-Editing for Fiction Writers

22 May 2021
Writers Victoria
Angela Meyer

You will learn:
How to structural edit your own work
How to line edit your own work

Writing the Body

23 May 2021
Writers Victoria
Quinn Eades

Through a series of writing exercises, some set to music, produce your own embodied text with your peers....

Meeting My Mother

23 May 2021
Queenscliffe Literary Festival
The accidental discovery of a mother's secret makes a daughter rethink everything she knows.

Encounters with Love, Death and Faith

23 May 2021
Queenscliffe Literary Festival
Sarah Krasnostein, Sarah L'Estrange
In The Believer, multi-award-winning author of - The Trauma Cleaner Sarah Krasnostein brings her...

Australian Noir

23 May 2021
Queenscliffe Literary Festival
Chris Hammer, Christian White
Join former journalist Chris Hammer, now an award-winning and internationally acclaimed author of...

Teen Writing Bootcamp #5 - Own voices with Nevo Zisin

24 May 2021
State Library Victoria
Nevo Zisin

Join award-winning non-binary writer, activist and public speaker ...

Queer Book Club

24 May 2021
City of Melbourne Libraries
We read and talk about queer books – broadly defined as those which relate to gay, lesbian, bisexual,...

Primary Conference - School Libraries: Powering Primary (24 May 2021)

24 May 2021
School Library Association of Victoria

MAY 24

Angliss Conference Centre


William Angliss Institute

Krissy Kneen in conversation (online)

25 May 2021
Brunswick Bound
Krissy Kneen

In The Three Burials of Lotty Kneen, Krissy Kneen sets out with a box containing her grandmother’s ashes,...