Writers in Parramatta

Writers in Parramatta

‘Writers in Parramatta’ is an exciting new series of free public events presented by the Writing and Society Research Centre and the Sydney Review of Books under Western Sydney Creative. These events will be held with local partner organisations across a range of Parramatta venues, bringing together writers, communities and literary enthusiasts for vibrant discussions and a celebration of the creative work around us.

Ghost Cities Anthology Launch

Presented with The Writing Zone

28th September, 5pm-7pm
Pari, Corner of Hunter and O’Connell Streets, Parramatta

This launch celebrates the work of writers from Western Sydney as published in Ghost Cities as part of The Writing Zone.

We invite you to attend a very special Ghost Cities launch party at Pari Gallery in Parramatta, from 5pm on Wednesday 28 September. Join us to hear a terrific line-up of readers, and to share drinks and snacks, as we celebrate the creativity and hard work of TWZ’s stellar writers. Ilhan Abdi will DJ two special sets on the night. Our MCs are Chris Donoghue and Geneva Valek.

Radical Accessibility – Sheila Ngoc Pham, Jumaana Abdu, Kiri Zakinthinos

Presented with Utp

12 October, 5pm-7pm
Female Orphan School, WSU Parramatta South Campus

Gabriel Faatau'uu-Satiu  – Exploring Pasifika Theatre

Presented with Parramatta Artists’ Studios – PAS Open

26 October, 2pm-4pm
Female Orphan School, WSU Parramatta South Campus

Sāmoan writer, Gabriel Faatau'uu-Satiu, director of production company Satiu Studios, has developed the first iteration of a full-length theatre play about Pasifika people from Western Sydney. Gabriel Faatau'uu-Satiu is a visiting artist with The Writing and Society Research Centre where he completed his Parramatta Artists' Studios Open residency. Join Gabriel and theatre colleagues for the first public reading of this exciting new work!

Register on eventbrite.

Rawah Arja and Iman Etri

Presented with WestWords

9 November, 5pm-7pm, Venue to be announced

The Circular – Wrap Party

Presented with Sydney Review of Books

7 December, 5pm-7pm, WSU Innovation Hub, 6 Hassall St Parramatta

For all queries, please contact WiP Project Officer, Iman Etri:  i.etri@westernsydney.edu.au

Download the flyer (PDF)

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