Writing for People Without a Voice

Friday, September 30, 2016 at 3:00 pm

There are many in the world that don’t get the chance to make their own voice heard, due to poverty, isolation or fear. However, there are people who can speak for these disenfranchised communities, who can share their stories with the world and agitate for change. Three such people talk about the ethics and responsibilities of writing for people without a voice.

I Feel Like a Woman


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

Man! I feel like a woman! A reading and Q&A about the wide range of experiences associated with being a 'woman writer'.


Sunday, October 2, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Self-determination and representation for marginalised voices is vital to the Australian literary scene - but what happens when representation becomes a burden?

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?

Fringe Dwellers

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

Creating a (successful) scene in your small town.