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Reading and Writing in Uncertain Times

When: November 26, 2017 @ 3:45 pm – 5:30 pm
Where: Jane's Bar and Cafe , 40 Flinders St, Wollongong NSW 2500, Australia

Event Details With the public lines between fact and fiction becoming increasingly blurred, most of us can’t decide if we want...

Rocket Readings with South Coast Writers Centre

When: November 26, 2017 @ 1:45 pm – 3:30 pm
Where: Wollongong Art Gallery (Dickson Gallery) , 46 Burelli St, Wollongong NSW 2500, Australia

Event Details   Rocket Readings is a lively poetry event where the featured poets are followed by an open...

A History of Aboriginal Illawarra before Colonisation

When: November 26, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Where: Jane's Bar and Cafe , 40 Flinders St, Wollongong NSW 2500, Australia

Event Details Les Bursill OAM is an author, archaeologist, and Elder in Residence at UOW’s Nowra Campus.  At this event, he talks with...

Sexy Words: Australian Romance Writing

When: November 26, 2017 @ 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
Where: Wollongong Art Gallery (Dickson Gallery) , 46 Burelli St, Wollongong NSW 2500, Australia

Event Details Love Romance? Get to know four writers of Romance books you’ll want on your TBR list. They’re all...

Wollongong Comedy: Dave Eastgate + Supports

When: November 25, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Where: The Builders Basement Bar , 61 Church St, Wollongong NSW 2500, Australia

Event Details Australia’s hottest musical comedy genius, Dave Eastgate takes you on this hilarious, high energy musical safari.  “…a genius to his timing –...

Walking the World with Tim Cope, talking to Nikolajs Ozoliņš

When: November 25, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Jane's Bar and Cafe , 40 Flinders St, Wollongong NSW 2500, Australia

Event Details Tim Cope is an Australian adventurer, author, filmmaker, trekking guide, and public speaker and is famous for his...

Outside In: Alice Grundy and the Seizure authors

When: November 25, 2017 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Jane's Bar and Cafe , 40 Flinders St, Wollongong NSW 2500, Australia

Event Details Some of the greatest works in the English language are novellas. This event celebrates ‘short’ novels and asks three authors how it feels to go...

Holding the Space: Public Women

When: November 25, 2017 @ 2:15 pm – 3:30 pm
Where: Wollongong Art Gallery , 46 Burelli St, Wollongong NSW 2500, Australia

Event Details Women writers speak to the pressure of being female in public life. The discussion will range over women negotiating the hazards of the post-9/11...

A Hundred Small Lessons: an In-conversation with Ashley Hay and Caroline Baum

When: November 25, 2017 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Where: Wollongong Art Gallery , 46 Burelli St, Wollongong NSW 2500, Australia

Event Details Caroline Baum talks to Ashley Hay about her newly-released lyrical novel, A Hundred Small Lessons. Luminous and deeply affecting, this book is about the many...

Wollongong Writers Festival: Can Words Change the World?

When: November 24, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Wollongong Art Gallery , 46 Burelli St, Wollongong NSW 2500, Australia

Event Details Join us as the main festival weekend is launched by Wollongong’s Lord Mayor, Gordon Bradbury. There’ll be a cabaret...

Enough Said Presents: You’ve Changed

When: November 23, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
Where: Jane's Bar and Cafe , 1/40-42 Flinders St, North Wollongong NSW 2500, Australia

Event Details Three acclaimed spoken word poets perform new work about words that have changed their world in a...

Writing the Funny Stuff

When: November 22, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Jane's Bar and Cafe , 1/40-42 Flinders St, North Wollongong NSW 2500, Australia

Event Details Local comedy legend Stu Macpherson is at it again.   This interactive workshop will cover how to write a punchline, examine what words are funnier...

Wollongong Comedy: Cameron James + Supports

When: November 11, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Where: The Builders Basement Bar , 61 Church St, Wollongong NSW 2500, Australia

Event Details Cameron James is an up-and-coming standup comedian of decent acclaim (ABC, Triple J, RAW Comedy Runner Up)...

Headspace Zine: In Their Own Worlds

When: October 24, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Jane's Bar and Cafe , 1/40-42 Flinders St, North Wollongong NSW 2500, Australia

Event Details Young people have been working hard at the Headspace Workshops for six weeks writing and producing prose and poetry for their zine....

Zine There, Done That Zine Fair

When: October 7, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Thirroul Institute Railway Hall , 14 Railway Parade, Thirroul NSW 2515, Australia

Event Details Presented by Molly Lasker, Zine There, Done That aims to reignite Wollongong’s interest in DIY publishing and the zine. Thirroul Railway Hall will...

Only: A Singular Memoir

When: November 4, 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Thirroul Community Centre , 352/358 Lawrence Hargrave Dr, Thirroul NSW 2515, Australia

Event Details Helen Garner calls Only: A Singular Memoir: ‘a rich and rollicking tale that deepens into the tenderest of daughterly tributes’. Charlotte...

Writing and Living as a Political Act

When: September 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Wollongong Art Gallery , 46 Burelli St, Wollongong NSW 2500, Australia

Event Details Clementine Ford and Ellen van Neerven speak with Winnie Dunn about their writing, advocacy and experiences, and discuss the ways in which...