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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Successful Self-publishing with Ellie Marney: Promoting Your Book

20 August 2021
Whitehorse Manningham Libraries
Ellie Marney

You’ve self-published your book – congratulations! Now how do you make your book sell?

ONLINE WORKSHOP: Balancing Back Story

21 August 2021
Writers Victoria
Laurel Cohn

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


22 August 2021
Writers Victoria
Bonny Cassidy

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

Guy Gilbert SC - Refugee Rights and the Law

22 August 2021
Guy Gilbert SC

Renowned Melbourne barrister, Guy Gilbert, in association with Surf Coast Rural Australians for Refugees...

A Beginner's Guide to Playwriting

22 August 2021
Writers Victoria
Emilie Collyer

You will learn:
Various approaches to structuring plays

Queer Book Club

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

Line Break (digital event)

24 August 2021
Red Room poetry
Red Room Poetry

Line Break is Red Room Poetry's new online review show that will run weekly across Poetry Month featuring...

The Wrens And The Wireless War - Webinar

24 August 2021
Eastern Regional Libraries
Peter Hore

Peter Hore, author of Bletchley Parks Secret Sources : Churchill's Wrens and Y service in World War II

Judith Hoare - The Woman Who Cracked the Anxiety Code

25 August 2021
Judith Hoare

The true story of the little-known mental-health pioneer who revolutionised how we see the defining...