Topic archives: events

Writers for Burma, Wheeler Centre Program Three & other upcoming events

Writers for Burma, Wheeler Centre Program Three & other upcoming events

September 8, 2010 1

There are many events on the Melbourne literary calendar and mostly I’ll track what looks interesting on Twitter, but there are a few coming up I’d like to devote a bit more space to… On October 3 is Writers for Burma, at the Bella Union Bar, Trades Hall, Carlton, from 2:30pm. MC and organiser Paul Mitchell […]

Chairing panels at writers’ festivals: a few things I’ve learnt

Chairing panels at writers’ festivals: a few things I’ve learnt

October 27, 2009 11

Ubud Writers & Readers Festival 2009 ‘Blogging, Dissent & Solidarity’ session. Kadek Adidharma, Dian Hartati, yours truly, Ng Yi-Sheng & Antony Loewenstein. Pic from official festival Facebook page. I’ve attended several writers’ festivals over the last three years, and in the past year have begun to chair or sit on panels at some of these. […]

Melbourne launch of the <i>Macquarie PEN Anthology of Australian Literature</i>

Melbourne launch of the Macquarie PEN Anthology of Australian Literature

August 8, 2009 44

The Red Rotunda at the Cowen Gallery at the State Library of Victoria is filled with silver-haired literary giants, and a young woman enters, sweaty and carrying two bags (she has walked from work). She sees a couple of familiar faces but is too intimidated to talk to them. She clasps a glass of champagne and […]

A Week in the Life of Miss LiteraryMinded

November 9, 2008 9

Mon 3 Nov – blog posted Sudeep’s pics before work. Rode bike to work (environmentally friendly). Quiet office on the day before Melbourne Cup. Sweat at the gym after! Finished reading Ian Rankin’s Doors Open (will review at some stage). Jumped on the email and there was lots of great feedback from Nam Le blog post. Flatmate’s […]