(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


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Writing for Performance

Sunday, October 2, 2016
10:00 am - 11:00 am

INT. EVENING. A comedian, a playwright, a TV writer and a slam poet walk into a bar.

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Australian Poetry Presents: Poetically Pushing Against Dominant Narratives

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

Between/across/along/in/out/around – the many voiced and the many textured landscape of queer poets writing in Australia right now.

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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.

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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.