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Typecasting and narrative voice at the 2011 Emerging Writers’ Festival

Typecasting and narrative voice at the 2011 Emerging Writers’ Festival

The Emerging Writers’ Festival, in its usual form, has thus far been about tequila shots and one long drunken conversation about The Wall. Yesterday I went to some actual sessions. Here’s a write-up of two of those. Typecast The first session I attended yesterday was all about ‘typecasting’. Do the authors on the panel agree with […]

<i>Everything Beautiful</i> by Simmone Howell

Everything Beautiful by Simmone Howell

Pan, 9780330424639 (Aus, US) Riley Rose hasn’t cried since the death of her mother. This plus-sized, take-no-shit, gorgeous, rebellious character is sent to a Christian camp by her father and his dull girlfriend for acting out. But Riley’s drug, sex and rock & roll ‘tude isn’t going to be tamed by a bunch of commandments and Jesus […]

<i>Sketch</i> – this Thursday

Sketch – this Thursday

Come along and hear me read (possibly sexually explicit material!) Also reading will be Kirk AC Marshall and Amy Jackson, who you might remember from my ‘Best Unpublished Books’ posts. Sudeep Lingamneni‘s photography is also in the issue – and I’ll be posting some more of his photos soon that are from our manuscript (short […]