Gendering Loneliness

Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 11:00 am

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? And what is the implication on the Australian literary discourse?


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.

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.

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?

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.