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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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Poets Off The Hook Open Mic

26 November 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Welcome to a brand new poetry event at Tago Mago, running in conjunction with the already fun ‘Blame...

Enemy: a White Ribbon day event

27 November 2017
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Ruth Clare

Be a part of Moreland City Council’s commitment to preventing male violence against women.

An Instrument of Collaboration, ARt on the Page

29 November 2017
University of Melbourne Special Collections
Noel Shaw Gallery

Join Caren Florence from the University of Canberra for a talk on the unfolding legacy of the graphic...


29 November 2017 to 10 December 2017
Theatre Works
Theatre Works and Rawcus


The woman who fooled the world: Belle Gibson’s cancer con

30 November 2017
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Nick Toscano

Hear award-winning journalist Nick Toscano discuss the exposé he wrote with Beau Donelly, of Belle Gibson’...

Curator's Floortalk, Art on the Page

6 December 2017
University of Melbourne Special Collections
Noel Shaw Gallery

Join curator Susan Millard, Special Collections Librarian, for an insight into the works on display and...

Sami Shah- Muslims down under, from halal to hijabs and everything in...

7 December 2017
Boroondara Library Service
Sami Shah hosted by Boroondara Library Service

Sami Shah is a multi-award winning writer and comedian.

#LitFest2444 2018

9 April 2018

Event for Teachers, Writers at