Thursday, 4 September 2014

Reviewing Reviewer for a Day

By John Weldon

This is a review of a whole lot of reviews, so in a sense it’s a ‘meta review’ – George Brandis take note.

Tuesday, 2 September 2014

Tara Moss: The Fictional Woman

By Nalini Haynes

Benjamin Law introduced Tara Moss, starting by acknowledging the traditional owners, then going to the moment we’ve all been waiting for: HOUSEKEEPING. ☺ Throughout this session, Law provided a little comic relief while also taking issues seriously, drawing Moss out on a wide range of subjects, mostly related to her latest novel, The Fictional Woman.

Monday, 1 September 2014

Dave Eggers: Closing Night Address

Your Authors, Where Are They?

Inspired by Dave Eggers latest novel the all-dialogue Your Fathers Where Are They And The Prophets Do They Live forever? Christy Collins converses with a sister festival goer about all things Eggers.

Creativity, Childhood and Reading

By Emmyrose Hobbs

If anything's going to get you out of bed on a Sunday morning, it's a panel featuring Dave Eggers, Lachlann Carter and Alicia Sometimes. The foyer of the Wheeler Centre was the busiest I'd ever seen it for a MWF event. Clusters of twenty-somethings, uni-students with their parents and lone wolf professional types all jammed in together, eager to get stuck into 'Creativity, Childhood and Reading'.