Wed 4 Feb

Wed 11 Feb

Crafting a Killer First Chapter

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 10:00 am This event has finished. Watch it here!

Explore the art of capturing an audience with the help of publishing experts from Text and Freshly Squeezed Reads.

Show and Tell: New Kinds of Narratives

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 3:00 pm This event has finished. Watch it here!

Join a handful of writers and app developers as, in quick succession, they let you know about their latest games, writing tools, and interactive...

20 Minute Cities: Edinburgh

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 9:30 pm This event has finished. Watch it here!

Take a literary tour around the world, with the help of the Digital Writers’ Festival! Join a pair of emerging writers from each of...

Thu 12 Feb

20 Minute Cities: Iowa City

Thursday, February 12th, 2015 9:00 am This event has finished. Watch it here!

Take a literary tour around the world, with the help of the Digital Writers’ Festival! Join a pair of emerging writers from each of...

Writers’ Night School: Sex writing

Thursday, February 12th, 2015 6:00 pm This event has finished. Watch it here!

What details make for good sex writing? Can sex be written without clichés, or without falling into the tropes of erotica? Can sex be...

Fri 13 Feb

Stella Prize Reviewing Masterclass

Friday, February 13th, 2015 6:00 pm This event has finished. Watch it here!

The Stella Prize Reviewing Masterclass is an invaluable opportunity for emerging reviewers and books writers to hone their craft, under the guidance of two...

Sat 14 Feb

20 Minute Cities: Melbourne

Saturday, February 14th, 2015 1:00 pm This event has finished. Watch it here!

Take a literary tour around the world, with the help of the Digital Writers’ Festival! For this session, join award-winning writer and Locative Literature artist...

Sun 15 Feb

20 Minute Cities: Dunedin

Sunday, February 15th, 2015 10:00 am This event has finished. Watch it here!

Take a literary tour around the world, with the help of the Digital Writers’ Festival! Join a pair of emerging writers from each of...

How to Argue Better

Sunday, February 15th, 2015 6:00 pm This event has finished. Watch it here!

We're told never to feed the trolls, but is it possible to disagree online without turning into the most horrible versions of ourselves?

Audiofiction Experiments

Sunday, February 15th, 2015 7:00 pm This event has finished. Watch it here!

If you love podcasts but are bored of audiobooks, or have an interest in experimental audio and exciting storytelling, jump into this live collaboration...

Mon 16 Feb

Bedroom recordings

Monday, February 16th, 2015 4:00 pm This event has finished. Watch it here!

Chatting from their bedrooms, Australian musos Will Cuming (LANKS) and Brendan Maclean will perform their latest tracks before jumping in to dissect what it...

Presenting The Stella Prize Longlist

Monday, February 16th, 2015 8:00 pm This event has finished. Watch it here!

The 2015 Stella Prize Longlist will be announced on Thursday 12th February. Just a few days later, a selection of the longlisted authors will...

Tue 17 Feb

Making Books About Videogames

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 3:00 pm This event has finished. Watch it here!

Boss Fight Books publishes great, short books about classic video games. We join the writers of books in the series to discuss the rise...

Post-Postsecret

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 8:00 pm This event has finished. Watch it here!

Scum editors and contributors who work in confessional memoir will discuss the intersections between confessional memoir and technology, gently dissecting anonymous submissions received from...

Wed 18 Feb

Show and Tell: Apps and experiments

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 3:00 pm This event has finished. Watch it here!

Join a handful of writers and app developers as, in quick succession, they let you know about their latest games, writing tools, and interactive...

LiveJournal / LieJournal

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 8:00 pm This event has finished. Watch it here!

Join four comedy writers as they share the most embarrassing extracts from their old online journals... with a twist.

Thu 19 Feb

Earlywords: The Future is Now

Thursday, February 19th, 2015 10:00 am This event has finished. Watch it here!

Oscar Schwartz explores the future of everything, from plagiarism to Pygmalion, newspapers to artificial intelligence, speaking to three people who have very different conceptions...

20 Minute Cities: Norwich

Thursday, February 19th, 2015 7:00 pm This event has finished. Watch it here!

Take a literary tour around the world, with the help of the Digital Writers’ Festival! Join a pair of emerging writers from each of...

Graphic Contents

Thursday, February 19th, 2015 8:00 pm This event has finished. Watch it here!

Join some of the world's best visual storytellers for a performative celebration of all things comics, zines and visual art.

Fri 20 Feb

20 Minute Cities: Reykjavik

Friday, February 20th, 2015 9:00 am This event has finished. Watch it here!

Take a literary tour around the world, with the help of the Digital Writers’ Festival! Join a pair of emerging writers from each of...

20 Minute Cities: Krakow

Friday, February 20th, 2015 9:00 pm This event has finished. Watch it here!

Take a literary tour around the world, with the help of the Digital Writers’ Festival! Join a pair of emerging writers from each of...

Sat 21 Feb

Brendan Keogh Plays Proteus

Saturday, February 21st, 2015 2:00 pm This event has finished. Watch it here!

Video game critic Brendan Keogh will take you on a journey in which he plays through games while offering critical commentary.

White Night: Magazine in a Night!

Saturday, February 21st, 2015 8:00 pm This event has finished. Watch it here!

The Emerging Writers’ Festival, the Digital Writers’ Festival, and The Lifted Brow present White Night: Magazine in a Night As part of Melbourne’s White...

Sun 22 Feb

Doing Data Journalism

Sunday, February 22nd, 2015 4:00 pm This event has finished. Watch it here!

In this panel, three young Australian journalists chat about when data journalism works best, how we can keep building on it, and who its...