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Program Category: Main Program 10 Oct


Main Program | Fury

10 Oct 2021 09:00 /

At the age of twenty, after a traumatic sexual assault trial, Kathryn Heyman ran away from her life and became a deckhand on a fishing trawler in the Timor Sea. …

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Main Program | We Have a Dream

10 Oct 2021 10:00 /

In her new book, We Have a Dream, Mya-Rose Craig looks at issues from wildlife conservation to clean water and plastic waste, to climate justice and climate strikes, reinforcing that …

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Main Program | Navigable Ink

10 Oct 2021 11:30 /

Jennifer Mackenzie’s collection of poetry, Navigable Ink, is based on her contact with the famous Indonesian author, Pramoedya Ananta Toer, in 1993, when his works were banned and he was under …

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Main Program | First Nations Poets

Australia’s First Nations people are the country’s first memory holders and storytellers. However, their stories are often left unheard. Join three First Nations writers, Elfie Shiosaki, Jarrad Travers, and Cass …

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Main Program | Roads Less Travelled, Travel Writing in the Time of COVID-19

When a global health crisis closes borders between and within countries, does literature’s potential to transport people to new places take on greater significance? David Allan-Petale, whose debut novel, Locust Summer, …

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Main Program | Poetry and Politics

Poets Emily Sun and Felix K. Nesi are powerful emerging voices in the literary communities of Australia and Indonesia, respectively. Their poetries consider the personal and political impacts of imperialism, …

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Main Program | The Secrets of the Magdalena and the Colombian Amazon

10 Oct 2021 16:15 /

In his latest book, Magdalena: River of Dreams, Davis tells of his travels on this magnificent river, the source of Colombian music, literature, poetry, and prayer and, in doing so, tells …

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Main Program | Talking to the Trees

10 Oct 2021 17:15 /

The leading authority of forest medicine in Japan, Dr. Qing Li, shares stories with a world-renowned tree scientist, ecologist, educator, and conservationist, Meg Lowman ‘Canopy Meg’. The two experts will …

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