Join Bri Lee for the launch of her memoir Eggshell Skull, a fiercely intelligent, heartbreakingly honest memoir and feminist call to arms in the tradition of Fight Like A Girl. Where: Avid Reader When: Wednesday 23 May, 6pm Cost: FREE, but RSVPs essential More information

Join comedian, writer and actor Robert Webb in-conversation with Benjamin Law at Brisbane Powerhouse discussing Robert’s new book How Not to Be a Boy. Where: Brisbane Powerhouse When: Sunday 20 May, 5.30pm Cost: $35 More information

Join a Salon of emerging writers with Bri Lee who is in-conversation with author Sofija Stefanovic for the launch of her memoir Miss Ex-Yugoslavia. Where: Avid Reader When: Thursday 17 May, 5.30pm Cost: $7.50 More information

Join social researcher and bestselling author Hugh Mackay as he launches his nineteenth book Australia Reimagined. Where: Avid Reader When: Tuesday 15 May, 6.00pm Cost: $7.50 More information

Join author Jan Wallace Dickinson for the launch of The Sweet Hills of Florence. Where: Avid Reader When: Friday 11 May, 6.00pm Cost: FREE but RSVP essential More information

Join Johann Hari for a Brisbane Powerhouse Writers + Ideas exclusive evening rethinking anxiety and depression and how we can end this epidemic, once and for all and discussing his newest book Lost Connections. Where: Brisbane Powerhouse When: Wednesday 9 May, 7pm Cost: $35 More information

Stand-up comedians Mandy Nolan and Ellen Briggs have joined forces for the first time to write a very funny collection of stories that examines what it means to be a woman, in today’s social media dominated world. And it ain’t always easy. Where: Avid Reader When: Wednesday 9 May, 6.00pm Cost: $7.50 More information

Riverbend Books are proud to present an evening with  the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Visit from the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan in-conversation with Myles McGuire about her latest book, Manhattan Beach. Where: Riverbend Books When: Monday, 7 May, 6.30pm Cost: $8.00 More information

One of Australia’s best-loved forums for literature, ideas and storytelling, Sydney Writers’ Festival will stream its headline events from Carriageworks in Sydney direct to Brisbane Powerhouse on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 May. Where: Brisbane Powerhouse When: Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 May Cost: FREE More information

Two full days of workshops with 8 leading writers and practitioners (including Mary-Rose MacColl, Louise Cusack and Rick Morton) covering everything from YA Fiction to historical research. Where: Boonah Cultural Centre When: 5-6 May Cost: Various More information

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