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‘Til Death Do Us Part

Sun 8 Sep, 11.30am
The Toff in Town

Make peace, let go and give the past a solid kick out the door at MWF19’s Divorce Court.

Learning to love fully isn’t always about holding on – sometimes the greatest lessons involve knowing when to let go. Four artists read new pieces about their own personal clinging-and-release journey. Join Manisha Anjali, Andrea Goldsmith, Jessie Lloyd and Mandy Ord.

Duration

1 hour

Session code

5794

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Session Artists

Manisha Anjali is a writer, performer and dream archivist. She is the author of Lizard (IRL Press, 2019) and Sugar Kane Woman (Witchcraft Press, 2016). Manisha is the creator of Neptune, an audio archive of dreams and hallucinations of artists, and is the poetry editor at The Lifted Brow.

Andrea Goldsmith in a Melbourne-based novelist and occasional essayist. Her novels include Miles Franklin Award short-listed The Prosperous Thief, the critically acclaimed Reunion, and The Memory Trap, which won the Melbourne Prize in 2015. Her new novel is Invented Lives, a tale of exile and longing that stretches from Soviet Russia to 1980s Australia.

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.

A musician, producer and creative entrepreneur, Jessie Lloyd is a cultural practitioner of Indigenous music and is dedicated to the continuation of song traditions. Her mission is to produce, perform and progress Australian Indigenous music through innovative concepts, collaborative projects and cultural practice.

Mandy Ord is a cartoonist and the author of When One Person Dies The Whole World Is Over published by Brow Books. She has a long history in self publishing and illustrating, as well as having a number of other published books. Mandy's passion for comics is sweet and intense.

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