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Attention all VCE English and Literature Teachers!

Booked Out is excited to announce that after the success of last years’ seminar, we will be hosting another Twilight Seminar with Maxine Beneba Clarke in 2019, who will be speaking on her short story collection Foreign Soil.

This unique event will allow VCE students to deepen their understanding of Foreign Soil. Maxine’s comprehensive sixty-minute talk will cover the writing process, and discuss the works’ themes of race, resilience and diversity. This will be followed by a Q&A session.

This event is perfect for year 12 students and teachers studying Foreign Soil. Located at the State Library of Victoria this event is accessible via public transport, and is a five minute walk from Melbourne Central Station.

All the details are below:

Date: Thursday, 21st March 2019
Time: Talk: 5.15pm – 6.15pm. Q&A and Signing: 6.15pm – 6.45pm (optional)
Venue: Village Roadshow Theatrette, State Library of Victoria
Cost: $18.00 pp, incl. GST
RSVP: Friday, 8th March 2019

To secure your place at this event, please download and fill out the booking form, and email it to

For further enquiries, please call 03 9824 0177.

We look forward to seeing you and your VCE students there!

This event is a part of a Booked Out’s ‘Night at State Library VCE series’, with other events scheduled for Cate Kennedy and Toni Jordan later in 2019. Email us to find out more.

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