#LoveOzYA

Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 10:00 am

YA, Middle Grade, New Adult. What do they all mean? And why are they so popular right now? Three young adult writers discuss the rise and rise of YA in Australia, as well as exploring the boundaries and expections of the form (whether they conform to them or not).


Health Goths

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

Writing about health and the body can be fraught, but these writers do it and do it well.

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.

New Media

Friday, September 30, 2016
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

An exploration of writing and technology, as well as other forms of storytelling in new media such as podcasting, video, images and online communities

First Nations Poetry as Resistance

Saturday, October 1, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Hear from some deadly Aboriginal voices as they discuss poetry as a platform for activism and the space within the Australian literary landscape for Aboriginal writers to subvert the narrative.