A sunny place for shady people:Australian flipsides
|Thursday 6th December||11:45-1:00||G11 3.64|
Australia is a land of stark contrasts. From startling natural beauty to seedy streets. From rich cultural diversity to xenophobia. From sunshine and light to blood and violence.
Panelists unpack the dark side of the lucky country through their literary works. Join prominent Australian authors Matthew Condon, Julia Prendergast and Philip McLaren in conversation with John Dale.
See detailed biography of panelists here.
Individual session tickets: $18 Full Price // $15 Concession.
This session is also included in a day pass or a 3 day program pass. Day Pass: $50 Full Price // $45 Concession. Program Pass: $120 Full Price // $100 Concession.
Matthew Condon has been a journalist for more than 30 years. He is the author of best selling true crime trilogy, Three Crooked Kings, Jacks and Jokers and All Fall Down. He has been investigating the Whiskey Au Go Go nightclub firebombing in 1973. His book on the subject, The Night Dragon, will be published in late 2018.
Julia Prendergast’s novel The Earth Does Not Get Fat, was published by the University of Western Australia Publishing, 2018. She is a lecturer in Writing and Literature at Swinburne University, Melbourne.
Phillip McLaren is an award winning Sydney author whose work is translated and taught at universities in Europe, the US and Australia. His parents are Kamilaroi First Nation Australians from Coonabarabran.
John Dale is the author of seven books of crime, memoirs, creative non-fiction and anthologies, including the best-selling novel Huckstepp. He is the Professor of Writing at UTS.
Please choose your ticket type below - Single Session, Day Pass or a Festival Program Pass.
This session is also included as part of a day pass or three day program pass. Day Pass - $50 Full Price // $45 Concession. Gives access to all session on the day of your selection, excluding workshops.
Full three day program pass - $120 Full Price // $100 Concession. Gives access to all sessions excluding workshops.