Festival Program

Free

Brow Talks: Peter Polites

Sun 1 Sep, 3pm
The Moat

Gay conservatives can wound queer communities in a way that their hetero counterparts can’t get away with. Novelist Peter Polites asks: What motivates a person to speak out against their personal identity, and how does this move them closer to power?

This session is free, no bookings are required. 

Update to previously advertised information: this event now takes place in The Moat.

Duration

1 hour

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Session Artists

Peter Polites is a novelist and playwright from Western Sydney. He started his writing career in Sweatshop. His first novel Down the Hume is part queer, part ethnic and all noir. His second novel is The Pillars, a satire of gay aspirations.

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