Comedy as a Weapon Panel

Comedy as a Weapon

By Ethan Andrews I told another comedian about the topic of this panel and they cringed. At the bottom of […]

Art Festival Debate

NYWF and the Local Comedy Scene

By Ethan Andrews I first attended the National Young Writers’ Festival in 2014, a year that also saw the formation […]

Subbed In

What Went Down At ‘Please Laika Me’, Our Sydney Satellite Event

By Sebastian Gonzalez Following the NYWF Program Launch at Cakewines last month, I was full of enthusiasm for a festival I […]

REVIEW: Class Ceiling

By Press Room Contributor Bri Lee Saturday 2pm-3pm, The Press Book House The session started 10 minutes late, unfortunately, and […]

REVIEW: Publishing from The Underground

By Press Room Contributor Bri Lee, Image taken by Alana Pots Saturday – 4pm-5pm, Elderly Citizen’s Centre It’s hard for […]

REVIEW: Me, Myself, and I: Writing for Yourself

“Me, Myself and I: Writing for Yourself” was definitely the most pleasant roundtable discussion I attended at the festival. Although, […]

REVIEW: Disability

Sunday – 12pm-1pm, Vinyl Cafe By press room Contributor Bridget Lutherborrow “Everyone’s very hungover,” begins Julia Pillai. “Let’s not beat […]

REVIEW: Bodily Functions

Saturday, `12pm-1pm – The Royal Exchange By Press Room Contributor Chloe Reeson How gross are bodies, right? Wrong! We all […]

REVIEW: Fail Harder – Imposter Syndrome

Saturday – 12:3opm – 1:30pm, Soul Cafe Words and Image by Press Room Contributor Bridget Lutherborrow Fail Harder sounds a […]

REVIEW: Censorship & Political Correctness

Sunday – 2pm-3pm, The Royal Exchange By Press Room Contributor Ashley Kalagian Blunt It’s a sunny Sunday afternoon in Newcastle, […]

REVIEW: Rewriting Gender

By Press Room Contributor and Marketing Manager Katie McAllister Sunday – 11am-12pm, Vinyl Cafe Towards the end of the Rewriting […]