fbpx

Tickets on sale now

Festival Program

City Program

Beyond Binaries

Fri 9 Sep, 3pm

Three of the most exciting nonfiction debut authors in Australia share insight into blending personal narrative and confession with broader social commentary. Hear from Eloise Grills (big beautiful female theory), Eda Gunaydin (Root & Branch) and Bastian Fox Phelan (How to be Between) as they reflect on works that unsettle neat binaries while traversing matters of gender, sexuality, trauma, diaspora, kinship and resilience. They are joined in discussion by Maeve Marsden.

Duration

1 hour

Tickets

More events like this one

City Program

The Ambitions of Australia

Sat 10 Sep, 12pm
Wishlist

Anna Clark, Osman Faruqi, Teela Reid and Julianne Schultz consider the changing and contested project of Australia's story and our ambitions for its future, with Sally Warhaft.

Suburban Program

Akuch Kuol Anyieth: Unknown

Thu 8 Sep, 7.30pm
Wishlist

Graduate researcher and debut author Akuch Kuol Anyieth unpacks Unknown, a memoir of her journey from civil war in South Sudan to a new life in Australia. With Nana Owusu.

City Program

Measures of Success

Sun 11 Sep, 2pm
Wishlist

What does success mean for a writer? Hear from lauded authors Evelyn Araluen, Laura Jean McKay, Sarah Moss and Omar Sakr as they discuss the privileges and pitfalls of literary success, with Sisonke Msimang.

Suburban Program

Natasha Sholl: Found, Wanting

Sun 11 Sep, 2pm
Wishlist

Join Natasha Sholl as she talks about her debut memoir Found, Wanting, which charts her attempt to rebuild her life after her partner's sudden death. With Angela Meyer.