Festival Program

Free

Museum of Broken Relationships: Split with Fiona Wright

Thu 5 Sep, 6pm
No Vacancy Gallery

Writer Lee Kofman‘s new essay collection, Split, features powerful personal stories about significant emotional endings and their aftermath. Join Kofman and author from the book, Fiona Wright, as they discuss heartbreak in this insightful talks session.

Duration

1 hour

Tickets

Session Artists

Lee Kofman is the author and editor of seven books including Imperfect, a work of creative non-fiction, and Split, an anthology of memoir featuring prominent Australian authors. Her blog The Writing Life was a finalist for Best Australian Blogs in 2014.

Fiona Wright is a writer, editor and critic. Her book of essays Small Acts of Disappearance won the 2016 Kibble Award and the Queensland Literary Award for non-fiction. Her poetry collections are Knuckled and Domestic Interior. Her new essay collection, The World Was Whole, was longlisted for the 2019 Stella Prize.

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