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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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Pulp Poetry: Combining Poetry with Popular Literary Genres

24 April 2021
Writers Victoria
Ali Alizadeh

You will learn:

Dr Susie O'Brien: The Secret of Half-Arsed Parenting

24 April 2021
Yarra Libraries
Dr Susie O'Brien & Claire Wenn

Join author, journalist and doctor of Education Susie O’Brien as she discusses her new book, The Secrets...

Take It From Me: Archer Launch Edition

24 April 2021
Mama Alto, Jess McGuire, Nayuka Gorrie, Vanessa...

Book Launch – HUDA AND ME by H. Hayek

24 April 2021
The Sun Bookshop

We are thrilled to be hosting the launch of HUDA AND ME with an exciting in conversation event between...

Archer Launch Edition

24 April 2021
The Wheeler Centre
Vanessa Muradian, Alistair Baldwin, Lucy Watson...

Our much-loved sex and relationships advice series, Take It from Me, is back – and badder than...


25 April 2021 to 5 May 2021
Midsumma Festival
Presented by Cracked Actors Theatre

Presented with PRIDE by Cracked Actors Theatre (CAT)

Short Course: Yiddish Women Writers in Translation (online)

26 April 2021
Jewish Museum of Australia
Hinde Ena Burstin

This nine-week Zoom course, led by Hinde Ena Burstin, will introduce the translated work of classical,...

Unpacking the Cultural Cringe: An 80 Years of Meanjin Event

26 April 2021
Jonathan Green , Dr Rachael Weaver, Declan Fry,...

Queer Book Club

26 April 2021
City of Melbourne Libraries
We read and talk about queer books – broadly defined as those which relate to gay, lesbian, bisexual,...