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Irvine Welsh: Dead Men's Trousers

The Tivoli Theatre

The Future in Fiction: Dinner with Veronica Roth (US)

Sold Out

Emporium Hotel South Bank

Dinner with Lauren Weisberger

Sold Out

Gerard's Bistro

Grantlee Kieza - In Your Suburb

501

Free / BWF In Your Suburb

Grantlee Kieza - In Your Suburb

Indooroopilly Library

Dystopian Futures: An Evening with Veronica Roth (US) and Friends (all ages)

The Edge, State Library of Queensland

Geoffrey Robertson Q.C.: Rather His Own Man

Mezzanine M4 - Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

Workshop - Cyanotype Printing

Festival Hub, Maiwar Green

Expo 88: We'll Show The World

QAG Lecture Theatre

Workshop - Writing Poetry

401

Masterclass Workshops

Workshop - Writing Poetry

QWC: Learning Centre, State Library of Queensland

Satire in Political Commentary

Sold Out

Auditorium 2, State Library of Queensland

A Hundred Small Lessons

Sold Out

Queensland Terrace, State Library of Queensland

War Stories

Cinema B, GoMA

Cultural Learning to benefit ALL students

1063

Professional Development

Cultural Learning to benefit ALL students

Heritage Collections Learning Room, State Library of Queensland

Automated Robotic Book Scanner Demonstration

Free

State Library of Queensland

Sleepwalking to Armageddon/Atomic Thunder

Auditorium 2, State Library of Queensland

On Writing - Writing Culture for Young People

Cinema B, GoMA

Teaching Historical Fiction

1064

Professional Development

Teaching Historical Fiction

Heritage Collections Learning Room, State Library of Queensland

Hope and Community

Sold Out

SLQ Gallery, State Library of Queensland

Ecology In Your Backyard

Auditorium 2, State Library of Queensland

The Rapids/Waiting for Elijah

Cinema B, GoMA

Wintering

QAG Lecture Theatre

First Things First

Sold Out

Festival Hub, Maiwar Green

Writing as Women's Work

Cinema A, GoMA

The Responsibilities We Hold For the Future

The Edge, State Library of Queensland

Workshop: How To Write Your Book and Get Published

Sold Out

QWC: Learning Centre, State Library of Queensland

End of Epidemics/Anaesthesia

Auditorium 1, State Library of Queensland

Before I Let You Go/ Lovesome

QAG Lecture Theatre

Incorrigible Optimist

Selling Fast

Cinema B, GoMA

On Writing: Eggshell Skull

Festival Hub, Maiwar Green

What Will Be Worn

Cinema A, GoMA

Australian Histories Discovered

Queensland Terrace, State Library of Queensland

The Woman in the Window

Auditorium 1, State Library of Queensland

Always Another Country/The Break

Auditorium 2, State Library of Queensland

Healing - Addressing Men's Mental Health

The Edge, State Library of Queensland

The Trauma Cleaner

Auditorium 1, State Library of Queensland

Choose Somebody Else

Queensland Terrace, State Library of Queensland

Balancing Acts: Women in Sport

Auditorium 2, State Library of Queensland

Ode to the Ocean

The Edge, State Library of Queensland

Peter Cochrane - In Your Suburb

503

Free / BWF In Your Suburb

Peter Cochrane - In Your Suburb

Kenmore Library

Nikki Gemmell - In Your Suburb

Selling Fast

502

Free / BWF In Your Suburb

Nikki Gemmell - In Your Suburb

Chermside Library

Book Launch: The Edge of Memory

Selling Fast

Red Box, State Library of Queensland

When Life Gives You Lululemons

Auditorium 1, State Library of Queensland

Rabbit Journal

Festival Hub, Maiwar Green

Love and Friendship

Festival Hub, Maiwar Green

The Book of Colours

The Edge, State Library of Queensland

Irish Crime and Australian Crime

Auditorium 2, State Library of Queensland

Nurturing Difference - Advocating Change Through Stories

Auditorium 1, State Library of Queensland

Kelly Doust - In Your Suburb

505

Free / BWF In Your Suburb

Kelly Doust - In Your Suburb

Everton Park Library

All Things Futuristic

Queensland Terrace, State Library of Queensland

Gabriella Coslovich - In Your Suburb

Selling Fast

504

Free / BWF In Your Suburb

Gabriella Coslovich - In Your Suburb

Bulimba Library

20 Pages in 20 Minutes

700

Masterclass Workshops

20 Pages in 20 Minutes

Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of George Pell

Selling Fast

Cinema B, GoMA

New Wave Vision

Cinema A, GoMA

Magical New Fiction

QAG Lecture Theatre

Tim Ayliffe - In Your Suburb

515

Free / BWF In Your Suburb

Tim Ayliffe - In Your Suburb

Logan North Library

Pompey Elliott at War

Selling Fast

Heritage Collections Learning Room, State Library of Queensland

Workshop - Writing Short Stories

Sold Out

309

Masterclass Workshops

Workshop - Writing Short Stories

QWC: Learning Centre, State Library of Queensland

The Lace Weaver

Postponed

Auditorium 1, State Library of Queensland

Overlander

Queensland Terrace, State Library of Queensland

When Galaxies Collide

The Edge, State Library of Queensland

On Quiet/Happy Never After

Festival Hub, Maiwar Green

Teachers

Cinema A, GoMA

Play: Children's session with Alison Lester

Selling Fast

SLQ Gallery, State Library of Queensland

Too Much Lip

Auditorium 2, State Library of Queensland

Manal al-Sharif - In Your Suburb

Selling Fast

506

Free / BWF In Your Suburb

Manal al-Sharif - In Your Suburb

Sunnybank Hills Library

Love YA: Crossing Worlds

Brisbane Square Library

On Writing - From Personal Passions and Experiences

Sold Out

Cinema B, GoMA

War Time Letters

Sold Out

White Gloves Room, State Library of Queensland

Black Arm Band

Selling Fast

kuril dhagun, State Library of Queensland

Dressing the Dearloves

Auditorium 2, State Library of Queensland

Future is Female - Women in Public Life

Auditorium 1, State Library of Queensland

The Life to Come

The Edge, State Library of Queensland

Young People These Days

Queensland Terrace, State Library of Queensland

The Adani Show by Backbone Youth Arts

Festival Hub, Maiwar Green

Love YA: Crafting Futures

Sold Out

Brisbane Square Library

Who We Are

329

Free

Who We Are

Festival Hub, Maiwar Green

Sarah Bailey - In Your Suburb

Selling Fast

509

Free / BWF In Your Suburb

Sarah Bailey - In Your Suburb

Mitchelton Library

The Juliet Code/The Love That I Have

QAG Lecture Theatre

A.J. Finn (US) - In Your Suburb

Sold Out

508

Free / BWF In Your Suburb

A.J. Finn (US) - In Your Suburb

Holland Park Library

Children's Literature with Children's Laureates

Auditorium 1, State Library of Queensland

Price of Life/The Greater Good

Auditorium 2, State Library of Queensland

Coal: Adani Stories

Queensland Terrace, State Library of Queensland

Daring To Drive

The Edge, State Library of Queensland

Amanda Dunn - In Your Suburb

Cancelled

510

Free / BWF In Your Suburb

Amanda Dunn - In Your Suburb

Mt Ommaney Library

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki - In Your Suburb

Sold Out

516

Free / BWF In Your Suburb

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki - In Your Suburb

Wynnum Library

Readings of the Microfiction

Free

SLQ Gallery, State Library of Queensland

Martin Sharp: His Life and Times

QAG Lecture Theatre

Love YA: World-Building in Historical Fantasy

Sold Out

Brisbane Square Library

Workshop - Writing Biography

334

Masterclass Workshops

Workshop - Writing Biography

QWC: Learning Centre, State Library of Queensland

Dervla McTiernan - In Your Suburb

Sold Out

511

Free / BWF In Your Suburb

Dervla McTiernan - In Your Suburb

Ashgrove Library

Lauren Chater - In Your Suburb

Cancelled

512

Free / BWF In Your Suburb

Lauren Chater - In Your Suburb

Carina Library

Alt-America

Sold Out

Auditorium 2, State Library of Queensland

Common People

Queensland Terrace, State Library of Queensland

The Other Wife

The Edge, State Library of Queensland

A Long Way From No Go/Growing Up

Sold Out

kuril dhagun, State Library of Queensland

The Power of Hope/Asylum By Boat

Auditorium 1, State Library of Queensland

Prime Minister's Literary Awards Panel

Festival Hub, Maiwar Green

Whiteley On Trial

QAG Lecture Theatre

Love YA: Criminal Minds

Selling Fast

Brisbane Square Library

Headstrong Daughters

Auditorium 1, State Library of Queensland

The Case Against Fragrance/Anaethesia

Queensland Terrace, State Library of Queensland

Treaty

Selling Fast

346

Free

Treaty

The Edge, State Library of Queensland

Flames

344

Flames

Heritage Collections Learning Room, State Library of Queensland

The Long Drop/In the Garden of Fugitives

Auditorium 2, State Library of Queensland

Rebel With a Cause

Festival Hub, Maiwar Green

Finding Your Voice

Selling Fast

Red Box, State Library of Queensland

The Future of Everything

Queensland Terrace, State Library of Queensland

Into the Night/The Woman in the Window

The Edge, State Library of Queensland

The Choke

Auditorium 1, State Library of Queensland

Sea Worshippers

Auditorium 2, State Library of Queensland

No Place Like Home, Repairing Australia's Housing Crisis

Festival Hub, Maiwar Green

Detours: Tim Rogers

The Edge, State Library of Queensland

Aboriginal Tourism - Welcome to Country

Auditorium 1, State Library of Queensland

Australian Heist

Auditorium 2, State Library of Queensland

Waiting for Elijah

QAG Lecture Theatre

Play: Children's session with Mem Fox

Sold Out

SLQ Gallery, State Library of Queensland

Beautiful Revolutionary

Auditorium 1, State Library of Queensland

Outspoken

Cinema A, GoMA

Workshop - Imagination: Turning Your Ideas into Stories

Selling Fast

QWC: Learning Centre, State Library of Queensland

On Writing - Crafting a Photo Essay

Auditorium 2, State Library of Queensland

The Dark and the Light - Poet's Session

Queensland Terrace, State Library of Queensland

Funny Stories

Cinema B, GoMA

Community, Gender and Identity

The Edge, State Library of Queensland

Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia

Selling Fast

kuril dhagun, State Library of Queensland

Book Ninjas

Festival Hub, Maiwar Green

Kate Grenville - In Your Suburb

513

Free / BWF In Your Suburb

Kate Grenville - In Your Suburb

Garden City Library

Love Out Loud

Sold Out

414

Free

Love Out Loud

SLQ Gallery, State Library of Queensland

On Writing - Contemporary Fiction

Cinema A, GoMA

Finn's Feather

Heritage Collections Learning Room, State Library of Queensland

Book Launch: A Long Way From No Go

Cinema B, GoMA

Making of Martin Sparrow/The Ship That Never Was

Queensland Terrace, State Library of Queensland

Second Sight/The Long Drop

Auditorium 1, State Library of Queensland

Growing Up

The Edge, State Library of Queensland

Mrs Kelly

Auditorium 2, State Library of Queensland

The Apology

Festival Hub, Maiwar Green

Refugee Stories

Selling Fast

QAG Lecture Theatre

Journaling for Better Writing

Auditorium 1, State Library of Queensland

Saga Land

Festival Hub, Maiwar Green

Boy Swallows Universe

Selling Fast

The Edge, State Library of Queensland

The Tattooist of Auschwitz

Queensland Terrace, State Library of Queensland

Turmoil

Selling Fast

427

Turmoil

SLQ Gallery, State Library of Queensland

False Claims of Colonial Thieves

Auditorium 2, State Library of Queensland

On Mother

Cancelled

Auditorium 1, State Library of Queensland

The Museum of Modern Love/The Lace Weaver

Auditorium 1, State Library of Queensland

Workshop - Creative Non Fiction

Sold Out

442

Masterclass Workshops

Workshop - Creative Non Fiction

QWC: Learning Centre, State Library of Queensland

Adam Courtenay - In Your Suburb

514

Free / BWF In Your Suburb

Adam Courtenay - In Your Suburb

Carindale Library

The Yellow House/Saltwater

Auditorium 2, State Library of Queensland

Philosopher's Circle

Queensland Terrace, State Library of Queensland

Off the Record

QAG Lecture Theatre

Made by Humans/A Superior Spectre

The Edge, State Library of Queensland

The Valley

Festival Hub, Maiwar Green

BWF Closing Address: Dr Karl Kruszelnicki

Auditorium 1, State Library of Queensland

Danger Music

Sold Out

QAG Lecture Theatre

William Robinson: A New Perspective

The Edge, State Library of Queensland

Shell

437

Shell

Queensland Terrace, State Library of Queensland

Parting Words/The Secrets at Ocean's Edge