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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Opening Night: Ambition

9 September 2022
Melbourne Writers Festival

Ambition can be the fuel of accomplishment; whether it’s to create great art, improve the common good or...

MWF Workshop: Shaping Your Memoir

9 September 2022
Writers Victoria
program@writersvictoria.org.au

Walkley Award–winning investigative reporter and memoirist Sarah Malik (Desi Girl) teaches you how to...

MWF Workshop: Embracing Your Poetic Licence

9 September 2022
Writers Victoria
program@writersvictoria.org.au

Award-winning author and poet Claire G Coleman (Enclave) shows you how to bring lyricism and musicality to...

Jackie Huggins and Ngaire Jarro: Jack of Hearts

9 September 2022
Melbourne Writers Festival

In Jack of Hearts, sisters Jackie Huggins and Ngaire Jarro piece together the remarkable life of their...

MWF Workshop: In This Essay, I Will

10 September 2022
Writers Victoria
program@writersvictoria.org.au

Critically acclaimed essayist Eda Gunaydin (Root & Branch) teaches you how to weave together technique...

MWF: Writing Place

10 September 2022
Writers Victoria
program@writersvictoria.org.au

Bestselling, prize-winning crime novelist JP Pomare (The Wrong Woman) leads a hands-on workshop on how to...

The MWF Big Debate: Nihilism Makes Life Worth Living

11 September 2022
Melbourne Writers Festival

Nihilism doesn’t necessarily mean sucking the joy out of life, in fact a nihilistic attitude can make life...

MWF Workshop: Crafting Magic from the Mundane

11 September 2022
Writers Victoria
program@writersvictoria.org.au

Learn how to infuse your writing with everyday details and imagery to create more convincing, engaging and...

MWF Workshop: The Art of the Short Story

11 September 2022
Writers Victoria
program@writersvictoria.org.au

Learn how to craft short stories that immediately immerse your reader with Paul Dalla Rosa, author of the...