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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FrankTALK with Keith Banks

5 August 2021
Frankston City Libraries
Keith Banks

From the bestselling author of Drugs, Guns & Lies, comes Keith's story of what it was really like

Jennifer Mills in conversation - Thu 5 Aug 2021 at 6:00pm

5 August 2021
Readings Bookshop

Thu 5 Aug 2021 at 6:00pm


Richard Marles in conversation - Thu 5 Aug 2021 at 6:30pm

5 August 2021
Readings Bookshop

Thu 5 Aug 2021 at 6:30pm

Peter Doherty: An Insider's Plague Year

5 August 2021
The Wheeler Centre
Peter Doherty and Sally Warhaft

‘I’ve worked on aspects of infection and immunity for almost six decades, I am an insider.’

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...

Writing A Family History

6 August 2021
Eastern Regional Libraries
James Twycross

Join us to be inspired by local author James Twycross' new book.

ONLINE WORKSHOP: Writing for the Education Market

7 August 2021
Writers Victoria
George Ivanoff

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

Poetry and Performance: Writing for the Stage and the Page

7 August 2021
Writers Victoria
wāni le Frère

First, learn the physical language of performance poetry, how to embody a written piece through movement,...

State Council Meeting (7 Aug 2021)

7 August 2021
School Library Association of Victoria

SLAV State Council meetings in 2021 will be held at the Abbotsford Convent or online as decided by the...