Future of … Education

Friday, September 30, 2016 at 12:00 pm

School: we’ve all been there and everybody’s got an opinion on how it should be done. Three young creatives will delve into how the schools of tomorrow will affect the next generation of young writers, including the changing role of technology, the ‘ideas economy’, NAPLAN and ‘safe schools’. Won’t somebody PLEASE think of the children?

Image credit: Alan Weedon

Classical Tropes/New Forms

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

Using mythology and classical structures, four living, breathing artists make contemporary, relevant work.

Health Goths

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

Writing about health and the body can be fraught, but these writers do it and do it well.

I Feel Like a Woman


Friday, September 30, 2016
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Man! I feel like a woman! A reading and Q&A about the wide range of experiences associated with being a 'woman writer'.

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.