Future of … Funding

Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 12:00 pm

What with the George Brandis Arts Experience, parallel importation and copyright changes, it’s been a bleak few years for us writers and the organisations that support us. But what does the future of funding look like? Do the answers lie in private, public or corporate coffers? And does your funding source change ideas around ownership and censorship of the work?

Research and Lived Experience

Friday, September 30, 2016
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

How do you sensitively tell a story that is not your own? Writers discuss their approaches to research and stories of lived experience.

Award Winners

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

How do literary awards shape the literary landscape for writers? Are they useful, or overrated?

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'.

Fringe Dwellers

Sunday, October 2, 2016
2:30 am - 3:30 pm

Creating a (successful) scene in your small town.