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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Patrick Lenton book launch

29 July 2021
Brunswick Bound
Patrick Lenton

Book Launch

Sexy Tales of Paleontology by Patrick Lenton  

Eliza Henry-Jones: Writing and Creativity

6 August 2021
Whitehorse Manningham Libraries
Eliza Henry-Jones

Join award winning author Eliza Henry-Jones as she discusses creativity, her journey to publication and...

NEW DATE: Norman Swan live in Bendigo, 7pm, 11 August

11 August 2021
Bendigo Writers Festival
Norman Swan, Robyn Lindsay

Trusted medical broadcaster, Norman Swan, talks about his book, "So You Think You Know What's Goo

Get writing! Online

14 August 2021
City of Melbourne Libraries
11am to midday on the second Saturday of the month

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?

Jock Serong - Crafting Gripping Plots Writers' Workshop

28 August 2021
Jock Serong

Join Jock Serong, the versatile and award-winning author of five novels, in this unique writing course all...

Get writing! Online

11 September 2021
City of Melbourne Libraries
11am to midday on the second Saturday of the month

Hazel Rowley Literary Fellowship

1 October 2021 to 16 November 2021
Melbourne is a City of Literature

The Hazel Rowley Literary Fellowship, valued at $15,000, supports Australian writers working on biography...

Small Press Network Conference

25 November 2021 to 27 November 2021
Small Press Network

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