Writing From the South

Event Name
Writing From the South
11 April 2019
06:00 pm - 07:30 pm

Address (Room): State Library of NSW, Dixson Room


Writing from the South Public Literary Readings Wednesday 10th April, State Library of NSW, Dixson Room, Mitchell Wing, 6-7:30pm Thursday 11th April, State Library of NSW, Dixson Room, Mitchell Wing, 6-7:30pm In this unique event, the Mitchell Library will partner with the Writing and Society Research Centre (Western Sydney University) and The J.M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice (Adelaide University) to present two evenings of readings from writers across the global South. Featuring writers from South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and Argentina, this event celebrates the ‘South’ as a special zone of literary production and introduces audiences to luminaries of poetry and prose. These public readings accompany a colloquium for international and Australian writers on the inventiveness and creative skill of the South; they offer a rare occasion to hear some of the finest writers working in our hemisphere. All are welcome and the readings are free. We especially encourage students, emerging writers and lovers of fine literature to join us. List of participants: Argentina: Pedro Mairal, Anna Kazumi Stahl, Mariana Dimópulos South Africa: Nthikeng Mohlele, Marlene van Niekerk, Yewande Omotoso New Zealand: Martin Edmond, Tina Makereti Australia: J.M Coetzee, Brian Castro, Stuart Cooke, Ceridwen Dovey, Nicholas Jose, Eva Hornung, James Halford, Gail Jones, Kim Scott, Anthony Ulhmann Bookings: https://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/whats-on/other-worlds

Web page: http://www.formsofworldliterature.com/writing-from-the-south-public-literary-readings/

Name: Melinda Jewell


Phone: 02 9685 9071

School / Department: Writing & Society Research Centre, SHCA