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7 August 2017
Hobsons Bay Libraries
David Hill

If anyone is qualified to talk about sport in Australia, it's David Hill.

Author Talk with Anna George

8 August 2017
Frankston City Libraries
Anna George

Anna has worked in the legal world as well as the film and television industries.

Random life by Judy Horacek

10 August 2017
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Judy Horacek

Freelance cartoonist, illustrator and writer Judy Horacek will discuss her ninth published cartoon...

Curator floortalks: 'Self-made'

11 August 2017 to 15 August 2017
State Library Victoria
Monica Syrette

Hear curator Monica Syrette talk about the free exhibition Self-made: zines and artist books, which...

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 Writers Festival: Megan Abbott

26 August 2017
Port Phillip Library service
Megan Abbott

What makes a great crime novel?

Desert Island Books with Yassmin Abdel-Magied

26 August 2017
Melbourne Library Service
Yassmin Abdel-Magied

Hear Yassmin Abdel-Magied talk about the books she couldn’t live without.

Melbourne Writers Festival

27 August 2017
Port Phillip Library service
Simon Longstaff

Whether social or moral, huge or relatively inconsequential, ethical quandaries present themselves to us...

Melbourne Writers Festival presents Zoe Morrison

2 September 2017
Frankston City Libraries
Zoe Morrison with Lee Kofman

The Melbourne Writers Festival comes to Frankston once again with author Zoë Morrison.