Published on 03 May 2022

Author talks

Join award-winning Inga Simpson in conversation with Professor Joan Anim-Addo, Dr Deirdre Osborne and Kadija Sesay international co-authors of This is the Canon: Decolonize Your Bookshelf in 50 Books. This event is a must for all avid readers and book clubs, enriching literary horizons.

The Melbourne Holocaust Museum and Glen Eira Libraries present The Strength of Hope: A Holocaust Survivor’s Guide to Love and Life with author Fiona Harris and Holocaust survivor Abram Goldberg.


The Glen Eira Storytelling Festival makes its long-awaited live return in 2022, with events and programs for all ages and interests.

From exhibitions and concerts, theatre and comedy to live discussions, poetry and book readings — this year’s program brings us back together as a community, celebrates storytelling and helps us to think deeply about who we are in the world.

Stay tuned for the full program launch in mid-May!

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