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Upcoming Events

  • Christine Evans in-conversation with Hilary Bell
    Christine Evans in-conversation with Hilary Bell
    Tue, 30 Apr
    Better Read Than Dead
    30 Apr 2024, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    30 Apr 2024, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    Join us with Christine Evans to celebrate the release of Nadia! Christine will be joined by Hilary Bell.
  • Elias Jahshan in-conversation with Omar Sakr
    Elias Jahshan in-conversation with Omar Sakr
    Thu, 02 May
    Better Read Than Dead
    02 May 2024, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    02 May 2024, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    Join Elias Jahshan for an evening celebrating This Arab is Queer! Elias will be in-conversation with Omar Sakr.
  • Melissa Goode in-conversation with Kim Kelly
    Melissa Goode in-conversation with Kim Kelly
    Sat, 04 May
    Better Read Than Dead
    04 May 2024, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    04 May 2024, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    Join us with Melissa Goode to celebrate the release of Ordinary Human Love! Melissa will be joined by Kim Kelly.
  • David Owen Kelly in-conversation with Fiona Kelly McGregor
    David Owen Kelly in-conversation with Fiona Kelly McGregor
    Sat, 04 May
    Better Read Than Dead
    04 May 2024, 6:00 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    04 May 2024, 6:00 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    Join us with David Owen Kelly to celebrate the release of Host City! David will be joined by Fiona Kelly McGregor.
  • Siang Lu in-conversation with Hayley Scrivenor
    Siang Lu in-conversation with Hayley Scrivenor
    Mon, 06 May
    Better Read Than Dead
    06 May 2024, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    06 May 2024, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    Join us with Siang Lu to celebrate the release of Ghost Cities! Siang will be joined by Hayley Scrivenor.
  • Mark McAvaney in-conversation with Laurel Henning
    Mark McAvaney in-conversation with Laurel Henning
    Thu, 09 May
    Better Read Than Dead
    09 May 2024, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    09 May 2024, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    Join us with Mark McAvaney to celebrate the release of For Everything a Time! Mark will be joined by Laurel Henning.
  • An Afternoon with Maxine Fawcett
    An Afternoon with Maxine Fawcett
    Sat, 11 May
    Better Read Than Dead
    11 May 2024, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    11 May 2024, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    Join Maxine Fawcett to celebrate the release of Everything is Perfect! Maxine will be in-conversation with
  • The Tribe: Anniversary Launch
    The Tribe: Anniversary Launch
    Mon, 13 May
    Better Read Than Dead
    13 May 2024, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    13 May 2024, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    Dr Jumana Bayeh in-conversation with Michael Mohammed Ahmad. Featuring special guest author, Sara M Saleh.
  • Julie Bennett In-Conversation and Film Screening
    Julie Bennett In-Conversation and Film Screening
    Wed, 15 May
    Better Read Than Dead
    15 May 2024, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    15 May 2024, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    Join us with Julie Bennett to celebrate the release of The Lost Letters of Rose Carey - inspired by the life of 1920s Australian film icon and ‘million-dollar mermaid’ Annette Kellerman! Julie will be in-conversation with Julia Newbould, followed by a screening of The Original Mermaid.
  • Anna Downes and B M Carroll in-conversation
    Anna Downes and B M Carroll in-conversation
    Thu, 16 May
    Better Read Than Dead
    16 May 2024, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    16 May 2024, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    Join us with Anna Downes and Ber Carroll to celebrate the release of their new novels Red River Road and One of Us is Missing!
  • Sam Elkin in-conversation with Erin Riley
    Sam Elkin in-conversation with Erin Riley
    Thu, 23 May
    Better Read Than Dead
    23 May 2024, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    23 May 2024, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    Join us with Sam Elkin to celebrate the release of Detachable Penis: A Queer Legal Saga! Sam will be joined by Erin Riley. This event is supported by Enqueer Sydney Queer Writers Festival!
  • Growing Up Torres Strait Islander in Australia Sydney Launch
    Growing Up Torres Strait Islander in Australia Sydney Launch
    Sat, 25 May
    Better Read Than Dead
    25 May 2024, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    25 May 2024, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    Join us with editor Samantha Faulkner to celebrate the release of Growing Up Torres Strait Islander in Australia! Samantha will be joined by Sydney writers and contributors Tetei Bakic-Tapim, Aaliyah-Jade Bradbury and Rhett Loban.
  • Kelli Hawkins in-conversation with Dinuka McKenzie
    Kelli Hawkins in-conversation with Dinuka McKenzie
    Tue, 28 May
    Better Read Than Dead
    28 May 2024, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    28 May 2024, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    Join us with Kelli Hawkins to celebrate the release of The Miller Women! Kelli will be joined by Dinuka McKenzie.
  • Kate Forsyth in-conversation with Kell Woods
    Kate Forsyth in-conversation with Kell Woods
    Wed, 29 May
    Better Read Than Dead
    29 May 2024, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    29 May 2024, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    Join us with Kate Forsyth as we celebrate the release of Psykhe. Kate will be in conversation with Kell Woods.
  • Ariane Beeston in-conversation with Kerri Sackville
    Ariane Beeston in-conversation with Kerri Sackville
    Thu, 30 May
    Better Read Than Dead
    30 May 2024, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    30 May 2024, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    Join us with Ariane Beeston to celebrate the release of Because I'm Not Myself, You See! Ariane will be joined by Kerri Sackville, with opening remarks from Dr Nicole Highet.
  • Hana Assafiri in-conversation with Patrick Abboud
    Hana Assafiri in-conversation with Patrick Abboud
    Fri, 31 May
    Better Read Than Dead
    31 May 2024, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    31 May 2024, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    Join us with Hana Assafiri to celebrate the release of Hana: The Audacity to be Free! Hana will be joined by Patrick Abboud.
  • An Afternoon with Victoria Purman
    An Afternoon with Victoria Purman
    Sat, 08 June
    Better Read Than Dead
    08 June 2024, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    08 June 2024, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    Join Victoria Purman to celebrate the release of The Radio Hour! Victoria will be in-conversation with Cassie Hamer.
  • Nicola Moriarty in-conversation with Anna Downes
    Nicola Moriarty in-conversation with Anna Downes
    Tue, 11 June
    Better Read Than Dead
    11 June 2024, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    11 June 2024, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Better Read Than Dead, 265 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia
    Join us with Nicola Moriarty to celebrate the release of Every Last Suspect! Nicola will be joined by Anna Downes.
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