Contact 2016 is the 55th Australian National Speculative Fiction Convention and will be held from Friday 25 March to Monday 28 March 2016, at Hotel Jen, Brisbane. Contact 2016 is a community-run, national event, delivered by industry professionals and creatives who are passionate about speculative and cultural production.
Louise Katz’s new novel The Orchid Nursery was launched by writer Jane Sloan, whose short stories have been published in Southerly and Island magazine, and anthologised in the Picador New Writing series.
Our special guest for the evening was singer Nadya Golski performing a song from the book, accompanied by Ginette Carrard on percussion flute. Videos of the event are available on YouTube at the links below:
From Hungarian family secrets to spicy Iraqi tales, these delightful young local authors talk about their personal Jewish heritage that both drove them to write two very different books. Join us at Waverley Library for:
In conversaton with authors Eva Novy and Elana Benjamin facilitated by Susan Bures AM
Eva Novy, author of Darling, impossible! (published October 2014) has been invited to participate in the Sydney Jewish Writers Festival 2015. The SJWF eatures writers from around Australia and overseas who identify as Jewish or who write on Jewish themes.