Critical Mass

Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 1:30 pm

Your mother always said “If you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all”. These writers beg to disagree. Reviewing other people’s work sounds like a scream, until you get a brick through your window or trolled online. But what are the responsibilities and ethics of reviewing, and can the form have artistic merit in its own right?

Image credit: Adam Chandler


Bodily Functions

Saturday, October 1, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

"Having a body is pretty much the weirdest thing you can do" - someone at NYWF 2015. Three people with bodies talk about the stuff that doesn't usually get talked about.

Fury Road

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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.

Class Ceiling

Saturday, October 1, 2016
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Different types of capital control access to the arts. What are the impacts of financial, cultural and social capital on 'becoming an artist'?

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.