(Re)writing Gender

Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 11:00 am

The world is increasingly recognising that not everyone fits into the binary mould of ‘male’ or ‘female’. But how does one fight against centuries of such black and white gender representations, often entrenched in language? These writers will show you how it’s done.

Image credit: Adam Chandler


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.

Gendering Loneliness

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

In literature, loneliness is so often gendered - from Emily Dickinson to Chris Kraus, to Leslie Jamison. What is the connection between gender, loneliness and literature?

Memoir and Memory

Sunday, October 2, 2016
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

How do you write yourself? Where does 'truth' sit in the equation?

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