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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Sympoiesis : Eco Poetry (digital event)

2 August 2021
Red Room poetry
Red Room Poetry
Tune into this radio show on Eastside Radio 89.7fm focusing on eco-poetry and environmental art.

The Mother Load: Motherhood, Trauma and Resilience

2 August 2021
The Wheeler Centre
Alice Pung, Amani Haydar, and Susan Carland

What happens when trauma intersects with motherhood – and how do mothers and children find the strength to...

Line Break (digital event)

3 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...

Melbourne Book Club

3 August 2021
City of Melbourne Libraries
We love Melbourne. Every month we read and discuss a book about our fabulous city.
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Poetry in Isolation

3 August 2021
Whitehorse Manningham Libraries
Tom Petsinis

Find the poetry in Covid with local writer Tom Petsinis. Tom is a novelist, playwright and poet.

Annie Smithers in conversation - Booked out - Tue 3 Aug 2021 at 6:30pm

3 August 2021
Readings Bookshop

Tue 3 Aug 2021 at 6:30pm

Cinema Nova, 380 Lygon St, Carlton

August Kids’ Book Club – GHOULIA by Barbara Cantini

3 August 2021
The Sun Bookshop

We will be reading GHOULIA by Barbara Cantini for our August Kids’ Book Club. This book club has been...

August Middle Grade Book Club – PAWS by Kate Foster

3 August 2021
The Sun Bookshop

For our August Middle Grade Book Club, we will be reading PAWS by Kate Foster.   This book club has been...

August Teen Book Club – THE TRUE COLOUR OF A LITTLE WHITE LIE by Gabriel...

3 August 2021
The Sun Bookshop

For our August Teen Book Club we will be reading THE TRUE COLOUR OF A LITTLE WHITE LIE by Gabriel...