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?

Image credit: Sarah-Jane Edis


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.

Go West: Finding Voice

Friday, September 30, 2016
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Go West with writers from the Western suburbs of Sydney and Melbourne. What makes work from the West unique?

Confessional Writing: New Self Through Print

Friday, September 30, 2016
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

When you reveal something for the first time through your writing, what are the ramifications?

Writing for People Without a Voice

Friday, September 30, 2016
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Three social justice writers talk about the ethics and responsibilities of writing for people without a voice.