Fringe Dwellers

Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 2:30 am

Living in a small nation that is geographically huge can leave young artists in regional areas isolated and lacking the creative networks of our metropolitan cousins. Some of Australia’s parochial movers and shakers get together to discuss how they have started something where there was relatively nothing and the reality of small city living and the arts.

Image credit: Sarah-Jane Edis


Gendering Loneliness

Saturday, October 1, 2016
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

In literature, loneliness is so often gendered - from Emily Dickinson to Chris Kraus, to Leslie Jamison. What is the connection between gender, loneliness and literature?

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.

(Re)writing Gender

Sunday, October 2, 2016
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Fuck the binary, these writers are all shades of the rainbow. But how does one go about rewriting entrenched notions of gender?

Confessional Writing: New Self Through Print

Friday, September 30, 2016
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

When you reveal something for the first time through your writing, what are the ramifications?