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Greek Book Fair 2023 set to be held in Melbourne’s Greek Centre




The 2023 Greek Book Fair (GRBF) is approaching and will take place at the Greek Centre for Contemporary Culture on the weekend of November 25-26 from 11am to 5pm.

The Greek Book Fair is organised by the Greek Community of Melbourne, in collaboration with the Greek-Australian Cultural League, and the Hellenic Writers Association of Australia.

The aim of the 2023 Greek Book Fair is to allow Greek Australian writers, bookshops and publishers to present, promote and sell their books. The program includes casual talks, book launches, book signings, literature awards and more.

Free and open to the public, the 2023 Greek Book Fair will feature over thirty exhibitors including authors, publishers, bookshops and organisations.

Greek Book Fair 2023 in Melbourne.
Greek Book Fair 2023 in Melbourne.

The official opening of the 2023 Greek Book Fair by Professor Nikos Papastergiadis and the Consul General of Greece in Melbourne, Emmanuel Kakavelakis, will take place on Saturday, November 25 at 11.30 am.

Visit the Greek Book Fair on Saturday, 25 and Sunday 26 November and pick up the perfect gift for Christmas!

Event Details:

  • When: 25-26 November 2023.
  • Opening Hours: 11 am – 5 pm.
  • Where: The Greek Centre (Mezzanine, 168 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne).
  • Entry: FREE
  • More information about the Exhibitors and the Book Fair Program can be found here: greekcommunity.com.au/events/series/bookfair2023
Greek Book Fair 2023.
Greek Book Fair 2023 in Melbourne.

The program of the 2023 Greek Book Fair includes:

Book launches:

  • Jim Claven
  • Korally Dimitriadis
  • Ioannis Sidiropoulos

Meet the Author:

  • Konstantinos Kalymnios
  • Syrmo Kapoutsi
  • John Martino
  • Billy Cotsis
  • Karen Martin
  • George & Monica Athanasiou
  • Danae Konidaris
  • Varvara Athanasiou-Ioannou
  • Olympia Panagiotopoulos

Literary Competition Awards: On Saturday, November 25, the Greek-Australian Cultural League will announce the winners of the GACL Literary Competition awards.

Book signings: Book signings will take place during the weekend.

greek book fair 2023
Exhibitors at last year’s Greek Book Fair.


  • Athena Connock
  • Christos Linou – Linou Press
  • Christos Nicholas Fifis
  • Danae Konidaris
  • Dimitris Troaditis
  • Dr. John A. Martino
  • Ekaterini Tsitouridis
  • Ella Mittas
  • GCM Bookshop
  • George Athanasiou
  • Greek Australian Cultural League
  • Hellenic Writer’s Association of Australia
  • Ioannis Sidiropoulos
  • Jillia Symons – Language International Bookshop
  • Jim Claven
  • Karen Martin – KazJoyPress
  • Kathryn Gauci
  • Kiri Tsitouridis
  • Koraly Dimitriadis
  • Kostas Kalymnios
  • Marianne Kontossis – i2kids
  • Michael Yiannoudes
  • Monika Athanasiou
  • Nick Trakakis
  • Olympia Panagiotopoulos
  • Socrates Tsourdalakis
  • Stavros Messinis
  • Syrmo Kapoutsi
  • Varvara Athanasiou-Ioannou
  • Vivian Vass


Parents: please be aware aisles may get crowded and it may be difficult to navigate with a stroller. Take note that we do not censor or label our exhibitors’ work or our programming, and you may not consider some content suitable for children – please use your best judgment.

Ways to pay:

Support our writers, publishers, and bookshops. The GRBF and all its programs are free to enter but it is a vendor-based event. We run on love, but our authors live off sales.

It is up to individual exhibitors as to how they will accept payments, but most will be able to accept credit and debit cards via mobile payment technology. If paying cash, ATMs are plentiful near the Greek Centre, but please try to come prepared with small bills.

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