Apocalypso Nights

Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 12:00 pm

Technological terror, totalitarian regimes and humanity at odds with nature and itself are just some of the perennial themes of dystopic fiction. Why do these stories continue to capture the imagination and interest of young writers and readers, how do they reflect contemporary life and are they closer to non-fiction than we would like think?

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Anarchist Audience

Friday, September 30, 2016
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Writing a piece is only half the battle - once your work makes its way out into the world, there's no controlling what happens next.

Critical Mass

Sunday, October 2, 2016
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Your mother always said "If you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all". These writers beg to disagree.

The Polytics of Voice

Saturday, October 1, 2016
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This forum discussion will examine the 'big think' questions we interrogate consistently as young writers.

Health Goths

Saturday, October 1, 2016
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Writing about health and the body can be fraught, but these writers do it and do it well.