WE ARE HERE: Stories from the Source

Meg Mundell

Event Date: 
2 February 2020
Author / Presenters: 
Voices of Homelessness: Live & Direct!

Ever wondered...
- how to fry an egg on hot asphalt?
- what it's like to work as a Jackaroo?
- how a community copes after a major earthquake?
- how to survive sleeping rough on Melbourne's streets?

The WE ARE HERE writers have a story for you!

When: SUNDAY 2 FEB, 2pm-4pm (plus finger food & mingling til 5)
Where: Multicultural Hub, 506 Elizabeth St, Melbourne (opp Vic Markets)
What: short, vivid stories of PLACE (plus some banter)
All welcome, free event, accessible venue (just roll up, we're friendly)

Join us for a burst of gripping, ultra-short tales, spun aloud. Hear writers from WE ARE HERE, the acclaimed world-first collection of true stories & poems by people who've experienced homelessness: https://affirmpress.com.au/publishing/we-are-here/

Starring a dozen fresh & seasoned talents: * George Zammit-Ross * Thuy On * Jo French * Roderick Waller * Cheryl Schalks * Debi Rice * Tarryn Reid * Susan McDonald-Timms * Paul South * Paul Harper * Patrick McAnelly * Mariann Biron *

"A beautiful testament to survival, resilience and hope" - Benjamin Law

Curious? More info: www.homelesswriting.com
'The Age' review: https://www.smh.com.au/culture/books/non-fiction-reviews-we-are-here-and...
Buy the book: https://affirmpress.com.au/publishing/we-are-here/

WE ARE HERE was generously supported by the City of Melbourne (Arts Grant), Affirm Press, and StreetSmart Australia, in partnership with Launch Housing, Roomers Magazine, The Big Issue Australia, Parity Magazine, and the Peer Education & Support Program (PESP) at the Council to Homeless Persons.