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WrICE Partners with Leading Asian Literary Centre

non/fictionLab’s Writers Immersion and Cultural Exchange Program (WrICE), now in its fifth year, will partner with the Jakarta Post Writing Center in 2018. WrICE contributes to an Asia Pacific community of writers in a collaborative way, while the writers centre is attached to The Jakarta Post, Indonesia’s multi-award winning, leading English-language daily newspaper. In April and …

Poets from Melbourne and Seoul to take place in a collaborative Poetry Writing Exchange

Melbourne-Seoul will nurture an increased cultural understanding of Australia and Korea through the medium of poetry — an art form that sweeps away cultural and linguistic barriers. Building on RMIT’s commitment to global education partnerships, the university’s non/fictionLab research group will partner with Sogang and Deakin Universities for the Melbourne-Seoul Poetry exchange. A team of …

The Near and The Far

The Near and The Far new stories from the Asia-Pacific region edited by Francesca Rendle-Short and David Carlin, published by SCRIBE — was launched at the Melbourne Writers Festival 2016. From 21 of the best writers in the Asia-Pacific region comes a collection about finding connections where you least expect them. It’s a sweltering night in Kuala Lumpur, …

WrICE Events in Melbourne

WrICE, (Writers Immersion and Cultural Exchange Program) a program of residencies, workshops and events, is building an international network of writers and writing to foster intercultural conversations, celebrate diversity, and change the stories we tell and listen to. WrICE Melbourne 2016 kicked off at Footscray Community Arts Centre, with a series of events as part of Melbourne …

Five writers from the Asia Pacific will take part in a collaborative residency as part of RMIT’s Writers Immersion and Cultural Exchange Program (WrICE). The writers who have been awarded the fellowships are Mary Rokonadravu (Fiji), Lawrence Lacambra Ypil (The Philippines), DAI Fan (China), Eliza Vitri Handayani and Maggie Tiojakin both from Indonesia. They will join Australian writers Alice Pung and Michele …

Following a successful collaborative residency in Hoi An and Hanoi in February this year, WrICE Vietnam writers will come together once more in Victoria and Melbourne throughout August. Following a residency in Strathvea, the writers will participate in a series of events as part of Melbourne Writers Festival, and with partner Footscray Community Arts Centre. WrICE …

Emerging Writers’ Festival – Travel Slide Night

RMIT writing students will perform at the Emerging Writers’ Festival this June at Travel Slide Night. Listen to the stories of Writers Immersion and Cultural Exchange (WrICE) students and alumni Amarlie Foster, Harriet McNight, Melody Paloma, Joe Rubbo and Laura Stortenbeker, who will join other budding writers from Australia and Indonesia to share how adventure …

WrICE Update

nonfictionLab’s Writers Immersion and Cultural Exchange Program held the first collaborative residency of 2015 in Vietnam in February, bringing together emerging and established writers from Australia and Asia.  The immersion residency in Hoi An was followed by public events and workshops in Hanoi, which included a high profile partnership and showcase event with the National …