#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).


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.

Critical Mass

Sunday, October 2, 2016
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Your mother always said "If you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all". These writers beg to disagree.

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.

TiNA Talks: Art and Mythology

Sunday, October 2, 2016
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Coffee and conversation about art. Facilitated by CTF, TiNA Talks feature artists from across the TiNA program presenting their ideas and leading informal discussions.