Enjoy an intercultural exchange with writers from Vietnam, the Philippines, Papua New Guinea and Indonesia. Through live performance, David Carlin, Daryll Delgado, Francesca Rendle-Short, Nhã Thuyên, Christos Tsiolkas, Ellen van Neerven and others showcase their work with the WrICE program.
This is a free event. No bookings are required.
Presented in partnership with the Asian Australian Democracy Caucus and supported by WrICE
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Christos Tsiolkas is the author of five novels, including Loaded, which was made into the feature film Head-On; The...
Daryll Delgado won the 32nd National Book Award for short fiction and was a finalist in the 2013 Madrigal-Gonzales First Book Award for her book...
David Carlin is author of the memoir/biography The Abyssinian Contortionist and memoir Our Father Who Wasnât There, and...
Ellen van Neerven
Ellen van Neerven is an award-winning Indigenous Australian writer. Her first book, Heat and Light, was the recipient of...
Else Fitzgerald is a Melbourne-based writer. Her work has appeared in various publications including Visible Ink, Australian Book...
Francesca Rendle-Short is an award-winning novelist, memoirist, essayist and poet. Her books include Bite Your Tongue, The Near and...
Jennifer Porter is a Melbourne-based writer and archaeologist. In 2017 she won the Tasmanian Writer's Prize, and was shortlisted for the Alan...
Martin Villanueva teaches at the Ateneo de Manila University, where he finished his undergraduate studies. He has a master of fine arts from De La...
Steven Winduo is a celebrated Indigenous writer and scholar with teaching and research affiliations in several universities throughout the world,...
Susie Thatcher is a writer, classical musician and student of professional writing and editing at RMIT. Her novel-in-progress, Gardens of...
Nhã Thuyên writes, translates and edits books, and sometimes organises literary events with friends. She has authored several books...
Norman Erikson Pasaribu
Norman Erikson Pasaribu is the author of Sergius Mencari Bacchus (Sergius Seeks Bacchus), a collection of poetry that depicts the lives...