November 10: At Muse at 4.30pm, actor and activist Harry Cook will discuss his memoir Pink Ink, about Hollywood, love, addiction and life after rehab, $12 includes a drink. musecanberra.com.au.
November 11: At Muse at 3pm, Going Postal co-editor Quinn Eades, celebrating the Yes result on marriage equality while angry about the trauma, will be in conversation with Dr Hannah McCann. $12 includes a drink. musecanberra.com.au.
November 12: In the China in the World Auditorium at ANU, 6pm. In a free ANU/Canberra Times “Meet the Author” event, British author Minette Walters will be in conversation with Alex Sloan on Walters’ two historical novels set in 14th century England. anu.edu.au/events or 6125 4144.
November 12: That Poetry Thing: PS Cottier and Penelope Layland (both ACT): Cottier’s speculation and observation, plus Layland’s launch of her new collection. $5 on the door, includes open mic. Smith’s Alternative, 76 Alinga St Civic, 7-9pm.
November 14: Poetry at the House at 7.30pm at University House, ANU features Lisa Gorton (Melbourne) and Aidan Coleman (Adelaide). $10 waged/$5 unwaged. Bookings: email@example.com.