Late Night Readings: Oh! The Places You’ll Go

Friday, September 30, 2016 at 10:30 pm

Ah, the Late Night Readings, everyone’s favourite NYWF institution…aside from maybe the ball, that is. Cram yourself into the RE, grab a bean bag and prepare to cry, laugh, and clap like crazy. Tonight’s theme, Oh! The Places You’ll Go, will have you hunting for that passport in no time. But is travel writing all that glamorous? These writers have some stories that might change your mind about that one-way ticket to Paris…

Image credit: Sarah-Jane Edis


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Allowed on Timeline: A Slide Night

Thursday, September 29, 2016
9:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Five writers dig out their best snaps and pass them on, granting each other creative licence to re-imagine the image through storytelling.

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I Feel Like a Woman

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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'.

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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.

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Freaky Stories

Sunday, October 2, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This is a true story: it happened to a friend of mine. NYWF punters get up to share their freakily true tales.