Events

Adventures in Biography

Stuart Kells discusses his forthcoming biography of one of the founders of Penguin, Richard Lane (to be published by Black Inc. in September).

Saturday 18 April
Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm
Venue: Duneira Estate, Officer Lane, Mt. Macedon, VIC 3441.
Tickets: $20 / $15 concession. Please book online.

Joel Meares, author of We're All going to Die (Especially Me), joins fellow guests Robyn Cadwallader, Oliver Mol and Drew Rooke as the read and discuss their work.

Monday 20 April
Time: 6:00pm for a 6:30pm start.
Venue: The Moat, Basement, 176 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne, VIC 3000.
Tickets: Free event. Please book online.

Joel Meares in conversation with Lorelai Vashti about We're All Going To Die (Especially Me)

Tuesday 21 April
Time: 6:00pm for a 6:30pm start.
Venue: The Provincial, 299 Brunswick St, Melbourne, VIC 3000.
Tickets: Free event. Please RSVP to events@brunswickstreetbookstore.com

Patrick Allington, Katerina Bryant, Rebekah Clarkson and Margaret Merrilees will read from their work at the Wheeler Centre.

Monday 11 May
Time: 6:15pm – 7:15pm
Venue: The Wheeler Centre, 176 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne, VIC 3000.
Tickets: Free event. Please book online.

Erik Jensen in conversation with Stefano de Pieri.

Talk free: bookings essential

Dinner option: $30 one course and complimentary drink on arrival

Friday 15 May
Time: 6:00pm for dinner. 7:30pm for the talk.
Venue: Theatre Club, Mildura Brewery, 20 Langtree Avenue, Mildura, VIC 3502.
Tickets: $30 one course dinner with complimentary drink on arrival. Listening to the talk is free. Bookings are essential, please email Ashleah Black at ablack@mildurabrewery.com.au or phone (03) 5022 2988.

Malcolm Knox, Madeleine Morris, Dr Nick Rose and Kirsten Larsen discuss the supermarket superpowers.

This event has booked out.

Tuesday 16 June
Time: 6:15pm – 7:15pm.
Venue: The Wheeler Centre, 176 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne, VIC 3000.
Tickets: Free event. Please book online.


News

Nona and Me by Clare Atkins and Laurinda by Alice Pung have both been longlisted for the 2015 Inky Awards.

The Invisible History of the Human Race by Christine Kenneally has been shortlisted for the 2015 Stella Prize.

Twiggy by Andrew Burrell has won the 2014 Ashurst Business Literature Prize.

Laurinda by Alice Pung and The Invisible History of the Human Race by Christine Kenneally have both been longlisted for the 2015 Stella Prize.

Twiggy by Andrew Burrell has been shortlisted for the 2014 Ashurst Business Literature Prize.

Laurinda by Alice Pung has been shortlisted for a 2015 Indie Award.

Acute Misfortune by Erik Jensen has been shortlisted for the Non-Fiction Prize in the 2015 Victorian Premier's Literary Awards

Black Inc. and Quarterly Essay congratulate Paul Toohey on winning the best long feature-writing prize at the Walkley Awards. His essay That Sinking Feeling is a powerful and original work of reportage that reveals the lives of asylum seekers and the politics of Australia's response to them.