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Melbourne Writers Festival 2017 Picks

Tickets for the Melbourne Writers’ Festival went on Friday, and what a program! Speakers include Joyce Carol Oates, Maxine Beneba Clarke, Yassmin Abdel-Magied, Clementine Ford, Robert Dessaix, Hera Lindsay Bird, Brodie Lancaster and John Safran. I jumped on the website, credit card in hand… this is what I’ve booked in for. I’ll see you there,  ...

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DARK MOFO 2017: Reflections

Aurin I wish to acknowledge that I live and study on the lands of the Wurundjeri and Boonarong peoples. I also want to acknowledge the traditional Palawa owners of the land upon which DARK MOFO operates. Sovereignty was never ceded. I begin by asking you to reflect on the necessity of listening to the voices of Indigenous arts practitioners,  ...

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Emerging Writers Festival Picks

The Emerging Writers Festival will take place in Melbourne, from the 14th-23rd of June. Founding editor Yen-Rong Wong and art director Rachel Ang will both be there, as well as a slew of issue 1 contributors. Here are some of our picks! (There are many, many more – we’d list the whole program if we could.) Nuanced Voices Jonno  ...

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Ang’s Artists: Jillian Tamaki

Art Director Rachel Ang does a series on some of her favourite artists. Like most kids, I grew up reading a lot of Tintin, Asterix and Peanuts, and as a teenager, I got more into Dan Clowes and Frank Miller. After high school I stopped reading comic books. I’m not sure why, but it’s probably because I started studying Painting and thought I  ...

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