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


Writing for Performance

Sunday, October 2, 2016
10:00 am - 11:00 am

INT. EVENING. A comedian, a playwright, a TV writer and a slam poet walk into a bar.

Disability

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

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.

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.