Fiction Edition launch

26 August 2016 Big Art

Fiction Edition launch

Event details

Friday, 26 August
State Library Victoria
Courtyard
328 Swanston St
Melbourne
Australia

Our annual Fiction Edition is back! This special edition is always a highlight on The Big Issue calendar, and this year is no exception.

The 12th Fiction Edition hits the streets from 26 August to 8 September. Read more about the bumper edition here.

The edition will launch with a panel discussion at the State Library Victoria, in Melbourne on 26 August. The panel, chaired by State Library Victoria chief executive Kate Torney, will explore the topic of ‘Literature as a force for good’.

The panel coincides with an exhibition at the State Library that celebrates the men and women who sell The Big Issue. Artist Virginia Hodgkinson created the series of paintings, which features 17 vendors from around the country.

Date: Friday 26 August
Time: 11am – 12pm
Venue: Courtyard, State Library Victoria, 328 Swanston St, Melbourne
Topic: Literature as a force for good

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