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West Writers Forum 2018: Workshops & Performances

Footscray Community Arts Centre

Event Date: 28 July 2018
Author / Presenters: Benjamin Law, DJ Jive Poetic, Maria Tumarkin, Tony Birch, Zac Ahmed, Manisha Anjali, Leah Jing, Andy Butler, Saaro Umar, Zhi Yi Cham, Nadia Niaz, Hella Ibrahim, Makayla-May Brinckley, Piriye Altraide, Saúl A. Zavarce C., Vanessa Giron, Inez Trambas

Writing Forward – Exploring the current and future forms of storytelling.

Featuring an impressive line-up of emerging and established storytellers, the day two program includes a series of panels, workshops and performances exploring current conversations such as: decolonisation, multilingual writing, non-fiction and the power of imagery.

One Night Stanza: FOOTSCRAY&BROOKLYN BLOCK PARTY will conclude Day Two of the West Writers Forum. An ode to the Brooklyn block party scene, catch exclusive performances by Brooklyn-based DJ Jive Poetic and local acts Manisha Anjali, Luka Lesson, Amal Ibrahim and more!

WHEN: Saturday 28 July
Workshops & Conversations: 10am – 6pm
One Night Stanza: 7pm – late
Day Two Pass: $25

*Purchasing a Day Two Pass gives you access to workshops and conversations on day two. You will need to arrive early on the day and sign up for the specific events you wish to attend.

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