China Australia Literary Forum

Guangzhou, China Guangzhou, China. Photo by Chensiyuan.

The fourth China Australia Literary Forum (CALF) took place in May 2017 in Guangzhou. It continued a process of literary exchange between Chinese and Australian writers.

Alexis Wright speaks in Guangzhou on her local and global worlds

In this clip Jing Han talks about translation

The first China Australia Literary Forum took place in Sydney in 2011. Since then Australian writers and critics have travelled to Beijing in April 2013 for CALF II and the Writing and Society Research Centre hosted a number of Chinese writers and critics in August 2015 for CALF III.

The 2017 China Australia Literary forum forms part of the ARC funded research project Other Worlds: Forms of World Literature.

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