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The Stella Prize in Conversation

18 April 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Toni Jordan, Emily Bitto, and Clare Wright

In recent months, the stories of women – and with them, impediments to women’s media participation – have...

Alexis Wright

20 April 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Alexis Wright and Elizabeth McCarthy

Alexis Wright is an author of dazzling energy, ambition and imagination.

Clicks vs Tix

21 April 2018
The Wheeler Centre

In 2018, what defines a globally successful comedian? A sold-out festival show? An Edinburgh Comedy Award...

Matt Lucas

23 April 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Matt Lucas and Cal Wilson

Most autobiographies unfold in chronological order – starting in childhood and following the author...

Liz Ellis

24 April 2018
The Wheeler Centre
Liz Ellis and Sarah Kanowski

Former Australian netball captain Liz Ellis has undertaken some pretty serious challenges in her life.