SOLD OUT – Sydney Writers’ Festival – Griffith Review 72: States of Mind

With Lech Blaine, Kathryn Heyman and Masako Fukui / Chaired by Ashley Hay

How do different places and times in history influence the characters we create – in fiction and for ourselves? Explore these questions and more through the prisms of imagination, storytelling and memory with contributors to Griffith Review 72: States of Mind Lech Blaine, Kathryn Heyman and Masako Fukui, with moderator Ashley Hay.

When: 10:00 am to 11:00 am, Thursday 29 April 2021

Where: Carriageworks Elston Room, 245 Wilson Street, Eveleigh

Tickets: Free!

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Meet the panel

Lech Blaine  is a writer from Toowoomba. He was an inaugural winner of the Griffith Review Queensland Writing Fellowship. His first book, Car Crash: A Memoir, is out now with Black Inc.

Kathryn Heyman’s memoir, Fury, is published by Allen & Unwin. She is the director of the Australian Writers Mentoring Program and Honorary Professor of Humanities at the University of Newcastle.

Masako Fukui is a bilingual journalist, independent writer and audio producer. She regularly contributes audio features and documentaries to ABC Radio National.

Ashley Hay is an essayist and novelist based in Brisbane. Her most recent novel is A Hundred Small Lessons. She is the editor of Griffith Review.


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