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Heartbeat Edition

23 September 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Nina Kenwood, R.W.R. McDonald, Yamiko Marama, and...

Our thumping hearts can’t be – won’t be – stilled at the Heartbeat Edition of Next Big Thing, when we hear...

Claire G. Coleman: The Old Lie

24 September 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Claire G. Coleman and Tyson Yunkaporta

Claire G.Coleman believes speculative fiction is a powerful political tool.

Toxic Femininity: White Tears/Brown Scars

25 September 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Ruby Hamad, Hella Ibrahim, and Celeste Liddle

We have limited reserved spaces for any women of colour who missed out on a booking – please email ...

Claire G. Coleman: The Old Lie in Kyneton

26 September 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Claire G. Coleman and Tyson Yunkaporta

Claire G. Coleman believes speculative fiction is a powerful political tool.

Krack!n the Industry: Inclusion on Screen

30 September 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Alistair Baldwin, Kate McLennan, Jessica Walton,...

Finally, Australian comedy is seeing a broader range of voices represented in writers’ rooms, on screen...

Tim Costello

1 October 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Tim Costello and Sally Warhaft

For decades, Tim Costello has been among Australia’s most outspoken voices on issues of social justice and...

Poetry and Spoken Word Workshop

2 October 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Abdul Hammoud

Do you know a budding poet, who doesn't know it or – better still – one who does know it and wants to...

Paul West: Sustainability, Cooking and Community

3 October 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Paul West and Hilary Harper

Paul West – ‘Australia’s Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’ – is a homegrown champion in more ways than one. 

Kerry Reed-Gilbert: The Cherry Picker's Daughter

7 October 2019
The Wheeler Centre
Jeanine Leane and Timmah Ball

Please note: Aunty Kerry has passed away and approval has been granted to display her picture...