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.

If you are an event organiser and wish to be featured on the calendar, please visit this page to find out more. Planning your own event? Have a look at our Event Schedule to make sure your event stands out from the pack.

Log in to add your events if already approved.

This events calendar is aggregated from external sources and is intended for information purposes only. The City of Literature Office does not accept any responsibility or liability for the information found on this calendar or website.

 

The Children Without Fairytales

17 July 2021
YarraValleyWritersFestival
Yarra Valley Writers Festival

A childhood lens on our world can be compelling, disrupting and immensely powerful.

The Winter Road

17 July 2021
YarraValleyWritersFestival
Yarra Valley Writers Festival

July 2014, a lonely road at twilight outside Croppa Creek, New South Wales: 80-year-old farmer Ian...

Can I Pay For Dinner With My Postcode?

17 July 2021
YarraValleyWritersFestival
Yarra Valley Writers Festival

Australia likes to trade on being a classless society, but our postcode data would indicate otherwise.

Punchdrunk: Masculinity, Masochism and Resilience

17 July 2021
YarraValleyWritersFestival
Yarra Valley Writers Festival

What is our collective relationship with physical power, masculinity and violence?

Thrill of The Finish

18 July 2021
YarraValleyWritersFestival
Yarra Valley Writers Festival

Snack size and powerful. Why are short stories so deliciously satisfying?

ONLINE WORKSHOP: The Story of Your Life: How to Build Your Memoir

18 July 2021
Writers Victoria
Anna Spargo-Ryan

This session will take place online, via Writers Victoria’s online platform.
You will learn:
...

Don't leave us hanging

18 July 2021
YarraValleyWritersFestival
Yarra Valley Writers Festival

Why do crime readers attach themselves so devotedly to a series?

Michael Robotham

18 July 2021
YarraValleyWritersFestival
Yarra Valley Writers Festival

In over a dozen books, crime fiction writer Micheal Robotham has collected not just nearly every award...

One Day I'll Remember This

18 July 2021
YarraValleyWritersFestival

One of the undisputed pillars of Australian writing, Helen Garner, surely, needs no introduction...but...