Event calendar

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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Developing your Non-Fiction Project

2 May 2021
Writers Victoria
Marie Alafaci

You will learn:
about the different types of nonfiction

Teen Writing Bootcamp: Own voices with Nevo Zisin

3 May 2021
State Library Victoria
Nevo Zisin

Join award-winning non-binary writer, activist and public speaker ...

Stories of Influence

3 May 2021 to 3 July 2021
Stories of Influence
Stories of Influence

Amplify: Crush

3 May 2021
Midsumma Festival
Presented by: Arts and Culture Maribyrnong

In the wise words of Jennifer Paige, it’s just (aah) a little crush (crush)...

Emily Maguire in conversation - Mon 3 May 2021 at 6:30pm

3 May 2021
Readings Bookshop

Mon 3 May 2021 at 6:30pm

The Collective, 139 Elgin Street, Carlton

Melbourne Book Club

4 May 2021
City of Melbourne Libraries
We love Melbourne. Every month we read and discuss a book about our fabulous city.

An Evening of Poetry with Gareth Morgan

4 May 2021
Ivanhoe Reading Circle
Gareth Morgan

The Ivanhoe Reading Circle warmly invites you to this free event.


4 May 2021 to 8 May 2021
Midsumma Festival
Presented by: Paper Mouth Theatre & Wickedly...

Part-theatre, part-standup, part-PowerPoint Presentation.