Talking Writing is our regular themed writing event, designed to explore the limits of what writing is and where it can take you. For each event a selection of writers are invited to share and discuss their work in relation to the chosen theme. Check out the list of previous Talking Writing events and their themes below.
Talking Writing takes place at Writing NSW, Callan Park, Lilyfield, generally on a Thursday from 6:30-8:00pm, with cheese and wine served from 6:00pm. Members are able to join for free with a plus-one, but RSVPs are essential. Tickets for non-members are $10.
Talking Writing: Food
Right now, as we each experience isolation differently, food is a comfort for many. These times are also a reminder of how much food is a vehicle for connecting with family, friends and culture. In Talking Writing: Food, we consider the use of food to convey history, community, identity, love and memory. It can also […]
Talking Writing: Make It Funny
Tragic, challenging or just plain boring, our first Talking Writing of the year brings together writers who find humour in the typically unfunny. Junkee’s News and Politics Editor, Osman Faruqi, will chair a panel including renowned tragic comic Annaliese Constable, slam poet and performance artist, Kevin Duo Jin, and Sweatshop’s Associate Director, novelist Tamar Chnorhokian. […]
Talking Writing: Classics, conventions & clichés and NSWWC program launch
Ever thought you’d like to write what you don’t know? To tell, not show? To go tell Shakespeare to take a hike and make way for something else in the syllabus? Subbed In and NSW Writers’ Centre are getting together some of their favorite wordsmiths to flip the tables on everything you’ve been taught about […]
Talking Writing: India
India has long been the subject of literary fascination, from within and without. But what does it mean to write about a country, particularly when your sense of belonging may be complicated or compromised? And as far as muses go, what particular appeal or challenges does India present as a place and culture? Manisha Jolie […]