Health Goths

Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 10:00 am

Writing about health and wellness doesn’t¬†always make for smooth sailing. The subject matter is fraught, the stakes are often high, and often it involves a great deal of tact and/or personal investment. So how do we advocate through writing? And when is a story not ours to write?

Image credit: Sarah-Jane Edis


Fury Road

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Saturday, October 1, 2016
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Homegrown writers with a strong connection to our landscape discuss how we will weather the political, cultural and environmental challenges facing Australia.

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?

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.

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.