Go West: Finding Voice

Friday, September 30, 2016 at 5:30 pm

Go West with writers from the Western suburbs of Sydney and Melbourne. What makes work from the West unique? How does being ‘from the West’ shape the voices of the writers and writing communities situated in the Western suburbs? (Hosted by Khalid Warsame.)

Image credit: Alan Weedon


Censorship and Political Correctness

Sunday, October 2, 2016
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Whose story is this to tell? Grappling with the space between, ensuring that communities and individuals speak for themselves, as well as the responsibility to shed light on difficult issues.

Lost in Translation

Friday, September 30, 2016
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

La traduction. 翻訳. La traducció. Translating one word is easy these days, but how do you capture the spirit and voice of a whole text?

Oral & Aural Storytelling

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

A discussion and demonstration of the conventions, trials and tribulations of aural storytelling.

#LoveOzYA

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

YA, Middle Grade, New Adult. What do they all mean? And why are they so popular rn?