Image: Mike Dugdale

Image: Mike Dugdale

Photo: Liz Crothers

Photo: Liz Crothers

Photo: Mike Dugdale

Photo: Mike Dugdale

Photo: Mike Dugdale

Photo: Mike Dugdale

2019 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

20 February 2019: Gregory Day in Conversation with Maria Takolander, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre, 7.00-8.00pm.

4 March 2019: Jane Caro in Conversation with Maria Takolander, Point Lonsdale Bowling Club, 6.30-7.30pm.

21 March 2019: World Poetry Day 2019, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre, 6.00pm-8.00pm.

27 March 2019: Carrie Tiffany in Conversation with Maria Takolander, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre, 6.00-7.00pm.

27 April 2019: Launch of Scott Pearce’s Faded Yellow by the Winter, 20 Tennyson St Richmond, 3.00pm-5.00pm.

12 May 2019: Trent Dalton in Conversation with Maria Takolander, Queenscliffe Literary Festival, Point Lonsdale Bowling Club, 12.00-1.00pm.

2 June 2019: Launch of John Bartlett’s The Arms of Men, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre, 2.00-4.00pm.

13 August 2019: Launch and panel discussion for #MeToo: Stories from the Australian Movement, with Natalie Kon-Yu, Victoria University at MetroWest, 3.00-5.00pm.

14 August 2019: Judge of the Melbourne Poets’ Union international poetry competition.

24 September 2019: Favel Parrett in conversation with Maria Takolander, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre, 6.30-7.30pm.

18-20 October 2019: Australian Short Story Festival, Swinburne University.

7-9 November 2019: Keynote speaker at Doppelgänger, Conference at the J.M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice, University of Adelaide

15-17 November 2019: Word for Word National Non-Fiction Festival, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre.

2018 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

21 March 2018: World Poetry Day: Readings from The Best Australian Poems 2018, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre, 6.00pm-8.00pm.

12 May 2018: Miles Franklin Award Winners: In Conversation with Josephine Wilson and Sophie Laguna, Queenscliffe Literary Festival, Queenscliffe Town Hall, 3.30-4.30pm.

20 October 2018: Maria Takolander is not Afraid: Maria Takolander in conversation with Christopher Lin, Australian Short Story Festival, City Library Perth, 12.00-1.00pm.

21 October 2018: Closing Address by Maria Takolander, Australian Short Story Festival, City Library Perth, 5.00-6.00pm.

14 November 2018: Maria Takolander in conversation with Markus Zusak, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre.

16 November 2018: ‘Opening Night: Maria Takolander in Conversation with Helen Garner,’ Word for Word National Non-Fiction Festival, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre.

2017 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

18 November 2017: In Conversation with Frank Moorhouse and Catherine Lumby: Writing an Icon, Word for Word Non-fiction Festival, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre ('The Dome').

17 November 2017: In Conversation with Peter Carey: A Long Way From Home, Word for Word Non-fiction Festival, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre ('The Dome').

3 September 2017: Melbourne Writers' Festival New Shoots: A Garden of Poems, Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria.

1 September 2017: Melbourne Writers' Festival Conversation with Meena Kandasamy, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre ('The Dome').

9 August 2017: In Conversation with Lia Hills, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre ('The Dome').

25 July 2017: In Conversation with Bernadette Brennan, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre ('The Dome').

8 - 15 July 2017: International Poetry Festival of Medellin, Colombia.

20 May 2017: Great Debate: Fiction is Fluff, Queenscliffe Literary Festival, Queenscliffe, VIC.

14 May 2017: Passion and Power in Short Stories, Queenscliffe Literary Festival, Queenscliffe, VIC.

29 April 2017: Tracks Fiction Masterclass, Geelong, VIC.

8 April 2017: Every Sentence Counts (with Michael Sala, Ryan O'Neill & Isabelle Li)

7 April 2017: Newcastle Short Story Award Ceremony, Newcastle, NSW.