Institute of Modern Art ,
Ground Floor 420 Brunswick Street, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 4006, Fortitude Valley, Australia
Sound Offering II | Paul Young
Sound Offering II is presented by Boxcopy in partnership with the IMA.
Opening – Saturday 20th July 5pm-7pm
Performance – 5.30pm- 6.00pm
Break – 6.00pm
Tal... Read More
Reverends fine coffee and bar ,
372 Brunswick st, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 4006, Fortitude Valley, Australia
This July, Art by Lalege will be holding an art exhibition showcasing her latest work at Reverends fine coffee and bar. This is an exciting night that you are invited to attend. On the night, most of the displayed paintings will be up for sale. Browse new... Read More
the zoo ,
711 ann st, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 4006, Fortitude Valley, Australia
What’s better than releasing one EP? How about two roaring, soaring, not-boring, banger-filled EP’s that’ll guaranteed rock your socks off. No really, wear extra socks.
Star Pupil and The Urban Sea combine forces to create the freakiest double header you... Read More
Hone your skills in writing about sound in this workshop with renowned artist, musician, and writer, Seth Kim-Cohen, presented in partnership with Liquid Architecture.
Workshop participants will read music criticism and sound studies texts, looking close... Read More
Institute of Modern Art ,
Ground Floor, Judith Wright Centre, Fortitude Valley, Australia
Hone your skills in writing about sound in this workshop with renowned artist, musician, and writer, Seth Kim-Cohen.
Workshop participants will read music criticism and sound studies texts, looking closely at the process of listening, thinking, and... Read More
2 Scanlan Street, Fortitude Valley, Australia
By being part of this event, you will…
get new inspiration and ideas to enhance your life and business
have a great night meeting and connecting with other like-minded people who want to make a great impact in the world... Read More
Lightspace Brisbane ,
30 Light St Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 4006, Fortitude Valley, Australia
Launching the third book in the series of "Better Business, Better Life, Better World" "Legacy" has been cowritten by 52 Changemakers across the world including Brisbane authors Deborah Harris, Craig Doyle, Brian Keen, Andrew Bachour, Harvee Pene and Ben... Read More
Sink into atmospheric scenes of a dark forested landscape in British filmmaker and artist Scott Barley’s feature-length film Sleep Has Her House (2017). This free screening, presented in partnership with Queensland Film Festival (QFF), will be introduced... Read More
Stair Stadium - the Precinct ,
Level 2/315 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley 4006, Fortitude Valley, Australia
�YOU:V2.0 - Your Best Life Starts NOW!�
The life you've always imagined can be yours if you REALLY want it.
Are you ready to claim YOURS?
HAVE YOU EVER FOUND YOURSELF SAYING...
I thought I knew who I was, but I'm really not sure anymore...
- When you've... Read More
Heya Bar ,
Heya Bar, 351 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, Fortitude Valley 4006, Fortitude Valley, Australia
Paws For Laughter is a big night of comedy to raise much needed funds for RSPCA QLD. Join Brisbane’s own Mel Buttle and comedy mate Nick Cody for a night of top shelf comedy designed to tickle the funny bone of animal lovers. They will be supported by som... Read More
Heya Comedy ,
Heya Bar, 351 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 4006, Fortitude Valley, Australia
Am I Right, Ladies? Is back for Bris Funny Fest 2019! Join us for three nights of all-gal, all great standup comedy! Each show features a different host, and 5 of Brisbane’s wise-cracking wenches – Grace Jarvis, Bridget Hassed, Jordan Kadell, Taylor Edwar... Read More
Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts ,
420 Brunswick St, Foritude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 4006, Fortitude Valley, Australia
"A powerful body of work, illuminating, wide-reaching, and full of voices that remind us to be part of something bigger than ourselves"
From page to the stage, let the words take flight! Come experience a loud and literary line-up of some... Read More
Bloodhound Bar ,
454 Brunswick St Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 4006, Fortitude Valley, Australia
We're currently on the hunt for contributors to CB3. If poems are your thing (or thang) or if you're a prose among thorns, why not consider being a part of our glorious lineup?
Submit your work to email@example.com by JULY 29 for a chance to be... Read More
Brisbane you're up first! I'm so excited to be launching my debut album in my adopted hometown.
'Hayley Marsten will launch her hotly anticipated debut album at iconic Brisbane venue ‘The Zoo’ on August 30th. This is Marsten’s first full length release,... Read More
Brisbane Writers Festival ,
381 Brunswick street, Fortitude Valley 4000, Fortitude Valley, Australia
Sally explores the value of friendship, accepting your feelings and embracing difference.
Sally Rippin was born in Darwin, but grew up mainly in South-East Asia. Sally has over seventy books published, many of them award-winning. Her most recent work in... Read More
Join Karen to explore the wondrousness of life, the importance of stories, and how to get ideas to grow.
Karen Foxlee is an Australian author who writes for both kids and young adults. Her award-winning novels include The Anatomy of Wings, The Midnight D... Read More
Lili explores what we learn about humanity when people are put under pressure, and how writers tap into these ideas.
Lili Wilkinson is the author of twelve books, including Green Valentine, Pink and The Boundless Sublime. She established insideadog.com.a... Read More
Learn how to create fast-paced and action-packed adventure stories, with a hefty dose of humour at Word Play (3 - 6 September 2019, State Library of Queensland)
Andrew McDonald is a children's author who has written the bestselling Real Pigeons series. H... Read More
Enter a surreal world of plant monsters and haunted houses as Jessica explores why creepy stories are such fun to write and read.
Jessica Miller is a children’s writer from Brisbane, currently living in Germany. Her first novel, Elizabeth and Zenobia, wa... Read More
In this fun and interactive session, you'll discover what it takes to be an author and how to make your stories magic.
Zanni Louise has published twelve books for children, including picture books and chapter books for young readers. Her books have been... Read More
Discover the real-life stimulus for A.J.’s speculative fiction, and learn how to use problem-solving, research and symbolism to build fascinating worlds.
A. J. Betts is an author, speaker, teacher and cyclist. Her two-book speculative series - HIVE and R... Read More
Where does Kathy get her ideas? Does she really spy on people? Does wearing an ancient warrior's helmet give her special powers? And how is a book published anyway?
Kathy Hoopmann has written over twenty books for children and adults, with translation... Read More
The Tivoli Brisbane ,
52 Costin Street, Fortitude Valley 4006, Fortitude Valley, Australia
Saturday Night Live superstar and co-creator, co-writer/star of Portlandia, Fred Armisen is coming to Brisbane this August!... Read More
Help Gregg bring stories to life through music and movement, and learn the similarities and differences of writing books and traditional story telling.
Gregg Dreise is an artist, storyteller and musician, and he features the didgeridoo and guitar in his... Read More
In this inspiring session, Solli will demonstrate the joy and power of slam poetry, and share tips on writing and performing.
At age 12, Solli Raphael was crowned the youngest ever Australian Poetry Slam champion in an all-adult annual competition held a... Read More
You’ll ROFL as Oliver shares how to combine funny real life experiences with imagination to create hilarious stories.
Oliver Phommavanh loves to make people laugh, whether it's on the page as a children's author or on the stage as a comedian. He uses his... Read More
State Library of Queensland comes alive with stories at this very special Opening Night event. Join us at this joyful and thought provoking celebration for readers and writers from all walks of life, young and old.
Join Indigenous Australian rapper, dan... Read More
Discover how Jessica creates captivating magical worlds that have delighted and inspired readers all over the world.
Jessica Townsend lives on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow, her award-winning first novel was rel... Read More
Mixing personal anecdotes with practical advice, Will reveals what it's like writing a fantasy epic, and why it might be his most realistic novel yet.
Will Kostakis is a writer of all things, from celebrity news stories that score cease and desist letter... Read More
We know the value of reading, but how can we encourage this in our students? Megan Daley shares evidence-based strategies to foster a love of reading in children of all ages.
This is a Professional Development Session for Teachers.
Megan Daley is passi... Read More
Kathy shares how literature can be used to destigmatise learning differences. This workshop will support teachers to
understand their students better as well as support them to embrace differences in themselves and others.
This is a Professional Develop... Read More
The QCAA will offer a teaching and learning bite using Alexis Wright’s novel Carpentaria, a prescribed text in the new Senior English Syllabus Literature. The session will explore possible learning experiences for Unit 3, and embedding the ‘8 Aboriginal W... Read More
Ann Weisgarber’s characters are deeply complex and multilayered. Her masterful prose paints a compelling picture of what motivates us to help one another, even when our gut is telling us to walk away. In this special Friday night lecture, critically accla... Read More
Meet Joanne Ramos, author of The Farm, which has been described by Marie Claire as “ The Handmaid’s Tale of 2019.” In this intimate event you can ask the author all the things you’re dying to know while enjoying a beverage and refreshments in a tranquil s... Read More
Mikey Robins is one of Australia’s most well known comedians and broadcasters. He spent seven years as the host of Triple J’s National Breakfast Show before appearing as team leader on the smash hit TV series Good News Week. Discover Mikey’s journey throu... Read More
Meet Rosalie Ham, author of The Dressmaker to talk about her fourth novel, The Year of the Farmer, a drama about love, justice and irrigation. Beverages and refreshments will be provided in a tranquil setting overlooking the Brisbane River.
Rosalie Ham i... Read More
The town of Desperance is embroiled in battle. Ancient combats as deep as the land entwine with greed-fuelled battles over what lies beneath. Here lives the spirit nest of the ancient serpent, a creature larger than storm clouds, who came down from the st... Read More
Jessica Anderson’s Miles Franklin winning novel 'Tirra Lirra by the River' has had a profound impact on Australian literature. Join Melissa Lucashenko, Ruth Blair and Ashley Hay as they tribute this incredible work of writing and celebrate the place of Qu... Read More
Come experience a literary & loud line-up of some of Australia’s most vibrant performance and slam poets, who are all featured within the groundbreaking new spoken word anthology Solid Air.
Featuring Pascalle Burton, Claire G. Coleman, Zenobia Frost,... Read More
Asking For A friend - Put Your Problem to the Panel to Solve is a panel for you if you've got a problem to solve and you don't want anyone to know about it. Why not stand up in a live public forum and ask our panel of Agony Aunts? They’re game, if you are... Read More
Teacher’s Pet is a hugely popular podcast that has been downloaded over 50 million times globally. In this one-hour conversation Hedley Thomas and Matt Condon will explore the power of investigative journalism, storytelling through the podcast format and... Read More
International bestselling author, Jasper Fforde discusses his latest novel, Early Riser, a witty, profound an imaginative look at a dystopian future in which your dreams can K*ll you. With eighteen years of writing experience under his belt, meeting Jaspe... Read More
New York Times bestselling author, Karen Thompson Walker sits down to discuss her latest novel, The Dreamers - In The Dreamers, an ordinary town is transformed by a mysterious illness that triggers perpetual sleep in this mesmerizing novel from the author... Read More
Join multi-award winning author, Ann Weisgarber to discuss her stunning new historical fiction novel, The Glovemaker. Set in the 19th Century Utah, The Glovemaker follows an extraordinary heroine through the inhospitable Utah backlands as she struggles to... Read More
Jasper Fforde is a master of imagination. Known for his inventive wit, Fforde is a much-admired for his bestselling 'Thursday Next' series. In the closing address for the Festival, Jasper will explore what could possibly happen when we dare to imagine.... Read More
King Street ,
2 King Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 4006, Fortitude Valley, Australia
"I think it’s important to share my family's stories, life and other cultural aspects with others so they can gain knowledge of the past and celebrate our ways of life." Elisa Jane Carmichael
As the sun goes down, the pavement along King Street will ligh... Read More
River City Labs ,
Level 3, 315 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, Australia
2019 has been a huge year with e-commerce in Australia.Never before in the history of mankind have we had so many amazing tools to allow us to work from home or anywhere on the planet for that matter.Never before has it been easier to run a fully automate... Read More