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Take It From Me: Will Kostakis and Sally Rugg

Sat 31 Aug, 9.30pm
The Moat

Host and dispenser of sexy advice Jess McGuire will bring together two wise and attractive panellists to solve your love conundrums. Those who wish to participate may anonymously submit their queries online. Those who don’t may drink and be quietly judgmental.

Ticket price includes an espresso martini or selected glass of wine on arrival. You can submit your romantic conundrums here.

Supported by the Wheeler Centre

Duration

45 minutes

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Session Artists

Will Kostakis has written everything from celebrity news stories that score cease and desist letters, to tweets for professional wrestlers. He’s best known for his award-winning YA novels, The Sidekicks and The First Third. Monuments is his first fantasy novel.

Jess McGuire is a writer, DJ, broadcaster, and MC based in Melbourne. She appears regularly on ABC Local Radio and Double J as a reviewer and cultural commentator, and for many years she was the editor of pop culture website Defamer Australia. She is a former presenter of Triple R’s flagship Breakfasters show.

Sally Rugg is the executive director at Change.org. She was a campaign director with GetUp and worked at the forefront of Australia's marriage equality campaign. Her first book, How Powerful We Are (Hachette, 2019), is about dirty politics, sophisticated digital campaigning and how Australia finally said 'yes' to love.

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