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.

Writerly Landscapes

Friday, September 30, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Writers discuss 'place' as the starting point for narrative.

Bodily Functions

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

"Having a body is pretty much the weirdest thing you can do" - someone at NYWF 2015. Three people with bodies talk about the stuff that doesn't usually get talked about.

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.