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Zine scene

17 August 2017
State Library Victoria
Monica Syrette, John Stevens

Join Self-made: zines and artist books curator Monica Syrette and State Library Arts Librarian John...

Melbourne Spoken Word presents Sierra DeMulder (USA)

20 August 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Melbourne Spoken Word presents Sierra de Mulder (USA) with support form a powerhouse line-up of Melbourne...

Passionate Tongues featuring Elizabeth 'Lish' kec

21 August 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Hosted by ‘the patron-saint of Melbourne poetry,’ poet and photographer Michael Reynolds, what began as a...

Victorian Poetry Slam Heat - Frankston Library

22 August 2017
State Library Victoria

The search is on for Australia's 2017 poetry slam champion!

Writers on Wednesdays: Storytelling for Social Change

23 August 2017
Writers Victoria
Roselina Press

You will learn
to develop your story ideas and craft compelling narratives

Author in-conversation: Robert La Nauze on George Thwaites & sons

24 August 2017
State Library Victoria
Robert La Nauze

Join author Robert La Nauze for a talk on Made to order, his new book on colonial cabinet makers George...

Poetry @ Chrissy Hills featuring Robyn Rowland

24 August 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Poetry @ Chrissy Hills originally began as a bi-monthly reading called ‘Wine and Words’ at Acme et al in...

Harper Collins 2017 Education Evening

25 August 2017

Event for Teachers at InterContinental Melbourne, 495 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000

ABC RN Books & Arts Live

25 August 2017
Melbourne Writers Festival

When: 10:00 AM, Fri 25 Aug, 2017

Where: Deakin Edge, Fed Square

Who: Michael Cathcart