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Sarah Sentilles: Draw Your Weapons

7 March 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Sarah Sentilles and Maria Tumarkin

Across four books, and the striking Drone Alerts project, US-based writer Sarah Sentilles has plumbed...

The Politics of Biography

8 March 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Jenny Hocking

‘It is now more than 40 years since the dismissal of the Whitlam government and the palace continues to...

Feather Permitting: Jim Robbins on Birds

13 March 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Jim Robbins and Sean Dooley

The human fascination with birds is expressed in our technology and in our culture.

Alexander McCall Smith

13 March 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Alexander McCall Smith and Toni Jordan

Alexander McCall Smith is a literary phenomenon; a force of nature and a seemingly limitless source of...

A Night with Geoffrey Robertson

13 March 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Geoffrey Robertson

He’s sparred with General Pinochet and Princess Diana.

Alexander McCall Smith: Warrnambool

14 March 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Alexander McCall Smith and Chris Flynn

Alexander McCall Smith is a literary phenomenon; a force of nature and a seemingly limitless source of...

Imagined Biography

19 March 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Stella Charls, Kelly Gardiner, Marija Pericic,...

The space between pure fiction and fact harbours many curious things.

Barry Hill: Reason and Lovelessness

21 March 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Barry Hill and Justin Clemens

Poet, essayist, journalist, critic, editor, novelist, historian, librettist – Barry Hill is one of...

Robyn Davidson

23 March 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Robyn Davidson and Elizabeth McCarthy

There are restless people ... and then there is Robyn Davidson.