This All Come Back Now: First Nations Speculative Fiction

The Wheeler Centre

Event Date: 
17 May 2022
Author / Presenters: 
Evelyn Araluen, Jack Latimore, John Morrissey, and Mykaela Saunders

This All Come Back Now is the first-ever anthology of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander speculative fiction. Edited by Next Chapter recipient Mykaela Saunders, this groundbreaking collection radically subverts and reconfigures the expectations of speculative fiction to centre First Nations communities, cultures and creativity.

In this panel discussion, Saunders will be in conversation with three of the anthology's contributors – Evelyn Araluen, Jack Latimore and John Morrissey – to discuss writing First Nations stories as speculative fiction. How does their work challenge colonialist traditions in genre fiction? How does the collection traverse form and genre, and which themes unify its stories?

Join these incredible writers to celebrate This All Come Back Now and its powerful approach to connecting ancestral memories, contemporary hauntings, and future imaginings.

The bookseller for this event is Amplify Bookstore.