Latrobe Literary Festival

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Monday 20 May

FREE Creative Writing Workshop with Sofie Dieu – Moe Library, 10.30am to 12noon

FREE Author Talk Alice Robinson in Conversation ‘The Glad Shout’ – Latrobe Regional Gallery, 6pm

Tuesday 21 May

FREE Author Talk/Find Your Tribe event ‘I’m Fine (And Other Lies)’ with Megan Blandford – Morwell Library, 2pm

Special rate for Latrobe Literary Festival attendees ‘Swansong’ by Connor McDermottroe – Latrobe Performing Arts Centre, Traralgon, 7.30pm

Wednesday 22 May

FREE Talk Sherlock Holmes ‘Improbable Cause’ with Narrelle Harris – Traralgon Library, 6pm

Thursday 23 May

FREE Performance Jane Austen: ‘A Most Perfect Persuasion’ with Lise Rodgers – Traralgon Library, 6pm

Friday 24 May

FREE Author Talk ‘Soft is the New Hard’ with Leah Mether – Moe Library 6pm

Saturday 25 May

FREE Creative Writing Workshops – Moe Library
– ‘Writing Short Fiction’ with Alanah Andrews, 10am to 12noon
– ‘What is Writing?’ with Michelle Roger, 1pm to 3pm

Sunday 26 May

FREE Celebration and Poetry Jam with Artist-in-Residence, Sofie Dieu – Moe Library, 12.30pm to 2pm

FREE Author Panel ‘30 Years of Crime Writing’ with:
Vikki Petraitis – Mark Brandi – Anna Snoekstra – Kelly Gardiner. Chaired by Nic Brasch – Traralgon Library, 3pm to 4.30pm

The panel has been convened by Writers Victoria to celebrate the organisation’s 30 year anniversary.


Sat 17 Aug – Sun 27 Oct


Artist, critic and writer John Conomos presents two video works in his exhibition, Beyond.

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Fri 8 Nov – Sat 9 Nov


A modern-day Romeo and Juliet! Love happens at the most inopportune times and between the most unlikely of people.

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Fri 19 Jul – Sun 4 Aug


The 1950s high school dream is about to explode in this rollicking musical that is both an homage to the idealism of the fifties and a satire of high schoolers’ age-old desire to be rebellious, provocative and rebellious.

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