Disability

Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 12:00 pm

Disibility is so often silenced in the literary canon. What does it mean to be a writer with disability, or to tell disability stories? These writers are refusing to stay silent.

It is requested that audience members refrain from wearing perfume or smoking immediately prior to this session. 


Where You From? Where You Goin’?

Saturday, October 1, 2016
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Poets discuss their practice, aspirations and histories within the Australian literary landscape, considering how culture intersects with their experiences.

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.

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?

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.