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*ONLINE* Short and Sweet - New Australian Fiction 2020

Short Story Panel Discussion

2021-01-27 19:30:00 2021-01-27 20:30:00 Australia/Melbourne *ONLINE* Short and Sweet - New Australian Fiction 2020 Join us for an exploration of the short story genre hosted by local writer Charlotte Guest, with readings and contributions from writers Elizabeth Flux, Laura McPhee-Browne and Jack Vening. Virtual Event

Wednesday, January 27
7:30pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2021-01-27 19:30:00 2021-01-27 20:30:00 Australia/Melbourne *ONLINE* Short and Sweet - New Australian Fiction 2020 Join us for an exploration of the short story genre hosted by local writer Charlotte Guest, with readings and contributions from writers Elizabeth Flux, Laura McPhee-Browne and Jack Vening. Virtual Event

Join us for an exploration of the short story genre hosted by local writer Charlotte Guest, with readings and contributions from writers Elizabeth Flux, Laura McPhee-Browne and Jack Vening.

Not having enough time to commit to reading a weighty tome is one of the major reasons why so many people stop reading books. But a well-written short story can make you feel the same thrill, experience the same attachment to the characters and spark as much love for reading as a normal book would.

New Australian Fiction 2020, published by Kill Your Darlings, features contributors from writers all around Australia: Maame Blue, Claire G. Coleman, Elizabeth Flux, Katerina Gibson, Jack Kirne, Daria Lebedyeva, Donna Mazza, Laura McPhee-Browne, Sophie Overett, KA Rees, Mirandi Riwoe, Mykaela Saunders, Laura Stortenbeker, Jessie Tu, Jack Vening and Madeleine Watts.

These stories explore how characters respond to some of the most intriguing and urgent issues of our time, including genetic experimentation, nuclear fallout, and ongoing and destructive white-settler colonialism. These are also stories about human connection, finding empathy with the natural environment and each other, and the enduring spirit of our society.

This event is being hosted in partnership with publishers Kill Your Darlings and our bookseller for this event, The Book Bird in Geelong West.

Geelong Library and Heritage Centre (The Dome)

Phone: (03) 4201 0600
Branch manager
Katherine O’Neill

Hours

Geelong Library and Heritage Centre (The Dome)

We're closed Tuesday January 26 due to Australia Day Public Holiday
Mon, Jan 18 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Jan 19 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jan 20 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jan 21 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jan 22 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Sat, Jan 23 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jan 24 10:00AM to 5:00PM

Tel: (03) 4201 0600

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