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Business Writing: Reports and Briefs

7 April 2017
Writers Victoria
Yannick Thoraval

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Mother Tongue featuring Chalise van Wyngaardt and Farah Beaini

7 April 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Mother Tongue is an intimate and inspiring Women’s Spoken Word event.

Author Talk with Shane Maloney

8 April 2017
Frankston City Libraries
Shane Maloney

Join Shane Maloney at Frankston Library as he discusses his works and writings.

Write and Present Your Pitch

8 April 2017
Writers Victoria
Erina Reddan

Arm yourself with the tools to identify hooks in your work that can be used by agents and publishers to...

Newcastle Writers Festival - #LoveOzYA

9 April 2017

Event for Readers, Teachers, Writers at Hunter Room, Newcastle City Hall, 290 King Street, Newcastle 2300...


10 April 2017
The Wheeler Centre
Kelly Chandler, Margi Gibb, Paula Keogh, and...

‘Write what you know’ is the first rule of creative writing, so it’s no surprise that many a writer...


11 April 2017
The Wheeler Centre
Richard Hart

Is your kid the weird and wonderful kind? The kind who loves magic, make-believe and flights of fancy?

The Tempest

12 April 2017
The Wheeler Centre
Julia Davis and Angie Macmillan

Are you a word-loving parent … but your kids are yet to encounter Shakespeare?

Blame Smarty featuring Marty MonStar plus more

13 April 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Why ‘Blame Smarty’ as a gig name? Good question.