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Literary Salon with Anwen Crawford and Magnificent Guests

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Level 2, State Library of Queensland

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Literary Salon with Anwen Crawford and Magnificent Guests

Join Anwen Crawford, Anisa Nandaula, Jonathan O’Brien, Sally Piper, Kali Napier and Christopher Currie for fine words, warm anecdotes and cheap wine.

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Literary salon. More information on program formats and level definitions can be found here.

About Anwen Crawford

Anwen Crawford is a Sydney-based writer and critic. She is the music critic for The Monthly, and her essays have appeared in publications including Best Australian Essays, The New Yorker, Meanjin and Sydney Review of Books. Her book Live Through This (2015) is published by Bloomsbury. Her second non-fiction book is forthcoming from Giramondo.

About Anisa Nandaula

Anisa is the 2016 Queensland poetry slam champion, the runner up Australian poetry slam champion and a published poet. She has performed at festivals around the country such as the Queensland poetry festival, Townsville Multicultural festival, Women of the world festival and African Australian film festival. Her unique and captivating exploration of identity and politics has been shown not only in her work as a performer but as an educator speaker.

About Jonathan O'Brien

Jonathan O'Brien is a Brisbane-based writer, editor, and creative producer. He is the Founding Creative Director of House Conspiracy and winner of the 2017 State Library of Queensland Young Writers Award.

About Sally Piper

Sally Piper is the author of The Geography of Friendship (2018) and Grace's Table (2014), which was shortlisted for the Queensland Premier's Literary Award - Emerging Queensland Author category and she was awarded a Varuna Publishing Fellowship for her manuscript. Sally holds a Master of Arts in Creative Writing from Queensland University of Technology. She has had short fiction and non-fiction published in various print and online publications in Australia and the UK.

About Kali Napier

Kali Napier is an ex-West Aussie living in Brisbane. A former anthropologist and Indigenous family history researcher, she now writes historical fiction and is an MPhil candidate in creative writing at The University of Queensland. In 2015, she was selected to participate in the QWC / Hachette Australia Manuscript Development Program. Her debut novel, The Secrets at Ocean’s Edge, was published by Hachette Australia in January 2018.

About Christopher Currie

Christopher Currie is a Brisbane-based writer. His most recent novel Clancy of the Undertow was published by Text Publishing.


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This event is for attendees aged 18 years and above.

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Information on getting to the State Library of Queensland can be found here.

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You can contact us by phone on 07 3842 9922 or email us at admin@qldwriters.org.au

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Except in special circumstances, if you cancel a booking for, or are unable to attend an event, workshop, seminar, or course, Queensland Writers Centre cannot provide a refund. You can contact us to discuss your situation on 07 3842 9922 or email us at admin@qldwriters.org.au

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