The art or writing
The art or writing
In light of current events, the 2020 Brisbane Writers Festival has moved online. Each day from the 31st of August until the 6th of September the public will have free access to talks, readings, and creative presentations from some of Brisbane’s most talented storytellers.
The Sydney Theatre Company (STC) and National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) have announced their collaboration, which will give one applicant the opportunity for theatrical work to be developed and considered for future production.
Social distancing measures won’t stop Australians celebrating their writers, as the 2020 Australian Book Industry Awards will be going ahead through a YouTube livestream on May 13.
The Broadcast will feature a number of prominent stars and figures including Judy …
When the going gets tough humanity tends to turn to our great writers to lift us up. In an interview with The Paris Review E.B. White (essayist and author of Charlotte’s Web) reflected on the author’s role in society as one that “should tend to lift people up… Writers do not merely reflect and interpret life, they inform and shape it.”
Acclaimed up-and-coming Australian novelist Trent Dalton recently gave a lecture at the University of Queensland, where he discussed with audiences his journey to becoming a novelist, and finally completing his beloved debut novel Boy Swallows Universe.
2020 will mark the Golden Jubilee Of Queensland’s titular theatre company, and they have decided to celebrate in style.
On paper, Bob Carr and Germaine Greer make unlikely bedfellows. He’s an ex-politician. And she’s Germaine bloody Greer, second-wave feminism’s most vocal proponent.
With the Brisbane Writers Festival approaching (6th-9th September), we spoke with one of the featured guests, Hayden Cox, founder and creator of Haydenshapes, inventor of the patented Carbon Fibre board technology Future-Flex. Between learning about his business and just him …