In preparation for reviewing “Louis de Bernieres: Ask a Novelist”, I attended the Melbourne Writers Festival Opening Night Address with the hope of formalising the Louis de Bernieres character that I had conjured in my mind.
Saturday, 22 August 2015
You complete your first creative writing class and decide you have some pretty sweet ideas for stories. After your first design class you find you’re not too shabby at photoshop. By week two of classes, you decide the world is ready for you and your growing knowledge of art and literature. So you decide to make a magazine.
Peter Singer: The Activist Philosopher was sold out! Not really a surprise as the man is renowned internationally as the most influential ethicist and moral philosopher of our time.
Sometimes panels like the Writing and Censorship session, featuring exclusively Asian writers, risk relegating issues like widespread censorship and defective democracies to non-Western societies.