Censorship and Political Correctness

Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Whose story is this to tell? Grappling with the space between ensuring that communities and individuals speak for themselves, as well as the responsibility writers have to shed light on difficult issues. Three writers discuss their experiences with censorship, political correctness and finding voice.

Image credit: Alan Weedon

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.


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

YA, Middle Grade, New Adult. What do they all mean? And why are they so popular rn?

Fury Road


Saturday, October 1, 2016
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Homegrown writers with a strong connection to our landscape discuss how we will weather the political, cultural and environmental challenges facing Australia.

Apocalypso Nights

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

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