Award Winners

Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 11:00 am

How do literary awards shape the literary landscape for writers? Are they useful, or overrated? Host Veronica Sullivan (Manager of the Stella Prize) speaks to award winners Ellen van Neerven and Marlee Jane Ward about their experiences with literary prizes.

Image credit: Sarah-Jane Edis


Australian Poetry Presents: Poetically Pushing Against Dominant Narratives

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

Between/across/along/in/out/around – the many voiced and the many textured landscape of queer poets writing in Australia right now.

Apocalypso Nights

Sunday, October 2, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

What does dystopic fiction tell us about the world we live in?

Memoir and Memory

Sunday, October 2, 2016
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

How do you write yourself? Where does 'truth' sit in the equation?

Soapbox

Sunday, October 2, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Self-determination and representation for marginalised voices is vital to the Australian literary scene - but what happens when representation becomes a burden?