Some great writers are speaking at the Melbourne Writers Festival. Here’s our really short shortlist.

The Melbourne Writers Festival is upon us again. Here’s our guide to what’s on. Also: free tickets!

Hot Chocolate Festival

Friday August 01, 2014

Thirty-one hot chocolates in 31 days.

You don't need to be a writer – emerging or otherwise – to take part in this year's Emerging Writers' Festival.

How to Make It

Friday May 23, 2014

A robot-builder, an app-maker and a sci-fi author walk into the Sydney Museum of Contemporary Art. Seriously...

Pineapple Express

Tuesday May 20, 2014
People of Queensland: innovative art collective Fallen Fruit are coming to Brisbane for an exhibition, and they need your pineapples. 
 

Shakes-Pier

Monday May 19, 2014

The Sydney Writers' Festival has extended its massive program into production: building an 18-metre-long street facade inspired by the Bard's birthplace. 

Of course, every week is beer week, but only one can be Good Beer Week. And oh how good it is.
 

HRAFF 2014 (ticket giveaway)

Tuesday April 22, 2014

Human rights might not seem like an obvious theme for an arts and film festival. Bit bleak, surely? Not according to this lineup.

Record Store Day 2014

Friday April 18, 2014

Forget chocolate eggs for a sec, tomorrow the world celebrates the cultures and communities that develop around flat, black discs. 

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