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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2022 VPLA Fiction Shortlist Book Club

24 January 2022
The Wheeler Centre
Angela Meyer

Join us for a special summer book club at MPavilion, ahead of the announcement of the 2022 Victorian...

Fighting Form

11 February 2022
The Wheeler Centre
Walter Kadiki, Michelle de Kretser, Great...

At our summer Salon, we’re spotlighting artists who push formal limits and play outside the boundaries.

100 Seconds ’til Midnight: Countdown to Catastrophe

15 February 2022
The Wheeler Centre
Bernard Caleo

On January 27, 2021, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists sent a plea to the leaders and citizens of the...

100 Seconds ’til Midnight: Stopping the Clock

22 February 2022
The Wheeler Centre
Bernard Caleo

100 Seconds ’til Midnight is an interactive series of events responding to the Bulletin of Atomic...

Teens Talk... Racism

23 March 2022
The Wheeler Centre
Jinyoung Kim, Sabina Patawaran, and Elsa Rose

Teens Talk is a new series of professional development sessions for secondary educators delivered by teens...

Mapping Culture: Lasting Stories

24 March 2022
The Wheeler Centre
Alice Pung and Bec Kavanagh

How do we keep track of the stories that make up our lives?