#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).


Science Party

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Friday, September 30, 2016
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Who loves to party? Scientists do.

Classical Tropes/New Forms

Saturday, October 1, 2016
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Using mythology and classical structures, four living, breathing artists make contemporary, relevant work.

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.

Where You From? Where You Goin’?

Saturday, October 1, 2016
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Poets discuss their practice, aspirations and histories within the Australian literary landscape, considering how culture intersects with their experiences.