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with Abe Nouk, Soreti B Kadir, Khalid Warsame and Piriye Altraide The Un-lecture is about breaking the traditional Australian style lecture—and remaking it. Creating a lecture where performance, song and word intersect. Featuring prolific local spoken word artists from the African-Australian diaspora, Un-lecture speakers explore identity through lyrical and performative storytelling. Abe Nouk is the …

with Kate Holden, Kate Richards and Sarah Vincent Memoirists turn the lens on themselves, focusing and interrogating their experiences, illuminating aspects of their lives for others. In doing so, they make choices: what to select, what to disregard; how to tell the story; how much of themselves to reveal. Broadcaster, singer and writer Sian Prior, …

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 …

NonfictioNOW 2015 Conference, Flagstaff Arizona

RMIT and nonfictionLab will co-present NonfictioNOW 2015 to be held at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona, from 28 – 31 October. Confirmed keynote speakers include Tim Flannery, Roxane Gay, Maggie Nelson, Brian Doyle, Michael Martone and Ander Monson. Last presented at RMIT in 2012, NonfictioNOW is a regular gathering of over 400 nonfiction writers, …

nonfictionLab’s Contemporary Poetry Node presents a biannual series of visiting poets and practitioners of experimental poetics. In May Sydney-based vocal artist/performer and poet Amanda Stewart gave a public reading of her poetry, accompanied by special guests Gig Ryan, and Poetry node members, Jessica L Wilkinson and Bonny Cassidy, as well as addressing Creative Writing and …

Hannah Brasier (PhD candidate) is talking at the Digital Cultures Research Centre in Bristol on May 6th. The talk is “multilinear documentary: tools and processes for creative practice“. This is part of Hannah’s three month PhD exchange with Dr Kate Nash at the University of Leeds.