Where You From? Where You Goin’?

Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 4:30 pm

Poets discuss their practice, aspirations and histories within the Australian literary landscape, considering how culture intersects with their experiences. Are expectations and histories of Australian poetry whitewashed? Are there challenges and contexts specific to writers of colour? What does this mean for our national understanding of what constitutes poetry, whose stories are told and where they come from? Is there a glass ceiling for Australian writers of colour?

Image credit: Alan Weedon


Class Ceiling

Saturday, October 1, 2016
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Different types of capital control access to the arts. What are the impacts of financial, cultural and social capital on 'becoming an artist'?

Fringe Dwellers

Sunday, October 2, 2016
2:30 am - 3:30 pm

Creating a (successful) scene in your small town.

Confessional Writing: New Self Through Print

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

When you reveal something for the first time through your writing, what are the ramifications?

Disability

Sunday, October 2, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Disibility is so often silenced in the literary canon. What does it mean to be a writer with disability, or to tell disability stories?