2012 Sydney Writer's Festival in Blacktown
Friday 18 May, 6pm
Cost: Free, bookings essential.
DJ + Bar 6-7 pm
Doors open 6pm. Join us for a drink and enjoy chillout sounds from our resident DJ.
Panel 7-8.30 pm
Kindling is for the Fire: New and Established Aboriginal Voices
'Like kindle is to fire, so Language is to story…' New and established Aboriginal writers join chair Cathy Craigie to talk about writing from culture and across genres for readers young and old. With Nicole Watson (The Boundary, winner of the 2009 David Unaipon Award), Dub Leffler (Once There Was a Boy, Magabala Books) and Robyn Caughlan (Waiting at the Gate: A Memoir).
8.30 pm Book Launch
Join us for the launch of Waiting at the Gate: A Memoir by Robyn Caughlan with Jason K. Foster (Magabala Books). Waiting at the Gate will be officially launched by the Hon. Linda Burnie, MP.
Supported by University of Western Sydney.