Can’t Get the Country OUT

Friday, September 29, 2017 at 12:00 pm

Living in rural areas has many drawbacks for young writers. But what about the pros? Country kids discuss the indelible mark growing up ‘bush’ has on their writing. Even after the seemingly inevitable move to the big smoke, sometimes you just can’t get the country OUT!

#ruralkids

Image credit: Genevieve Graham


Queerness in Fiction

Sunday, October 1, 2017
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Not all representation is good representation! Learn about examples of good and bad writing of LGBTQ characters.

Growing Up Asian in Australia

Saturday, September 30, 2017
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm

In partnership with OzAsia: 10 years on from Alice Pung's anthology, what's changed? Asian-identifying writers only are welcome to this closed session.

(Care)ering for Yourself

Saturday, September 30, 2017
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Care about your career but also care about your person? Do you want to?

Internal Strife

Saturday, September 30, 2017
10:00 am - 10:45 am

Working for nothing in the arts is increasingly common. But what can you get out of an internship, and how do you know you're not being exploited?