Speaking at your organisation or school

Alice would be happy to visit your school, library or organisation. She is with the Booked Out Agency, and they can be contacted on:


Booked Out Agency


Ph: (03) 9824 0177

Fax: (03) 9824 0677



Just wanted to say how well our event with Alice Pung a few weeks ago went. She was, as always, brilliant and we really appreciate your help with all the arrangements.

–C. Smiddy, Yarra City Libraries


Alice enthralled us all with her stories and anecdotes. In a delightful, humorous and engaging manner she maintained the attention of the girls for over an hour. Alice shifted her focus to ‘Identity and Belonging’ especially for us, which was perfect for the girls; they left the auditorium full of dreams, hopes and ideas.

—P. Catrice, Avila College


Stella in Schools Program

The Stella in Schools program aims to inspire students - girls and boys - with great Australian women's writing, and examine the unconscious gender biases in relation to reading. Alice is a Stella Schools program speaker. For more information about the program, visit the Stella Prize website here.


Talks and Panels

State of the Writing Nation Address, 2021


The State of the Writing Nation address is Writers Victoria's annual address from a prominent Australian writer. It is a chance to reflect on what's happening and where we're heading in Australian literature and publishing.


You can access the transcript to the talk here.




2021 Kep Enderby Memorial Lecture, Australian Human Rights Commission


Writers Talk: Cultural Perspectives

This was a Panel Discussion I curated with the City of Melbourne, featuring three wonderful speakers Leah Van Poppel, Murray Turner and David Vincent. Each speaker discussed how they learned to 'read' their world differently - Murray through his dyslexia, Leah through her blindness and deafness, and David through being a refugee child. - Alice Pung