Akuch Kuol Anyieth is a graduate researcher in crime, justice and legal studies. Her research engages with masculinity and domestic violence, examining customary law, pre- and post-migration experiences of South Sudanese families and how they adapt to the western rule of law in the diaspora. Akuch is the author of South Sudanese Manhood and Family Crisis in the Diaspora and her memoir Unknown. Among other boards, Akuch sits as an Editorial Board member for the Australian Feminist Law Journal. She is a frequent contributor to discussions about her community, youth and families and on matters concerning refugees and social justice.
Akuch Kuol Anyieth
Monday 20 June
The Next Big Thing: 2022 Emerging Writers’ Festival edition
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Come join us at the Moat as we spotlight exciting new writers to watch, at our annual Emerging Writers’ Festival edition of Next Big Thing.
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Thursday 16 June
Paul Dalla Rosa: An Exciting and Vivid Inner Life
An Exciting and Vivid Inner Life is the highly anticipated debut short story collection from Melbourne writer Paul Dalla Rosa.
Wednesday 22 June
The Early Words: BYO Dreams
Join writer and artist Chi Tran as they guide you through some early morning writing prompts centered around the theme of ‘dreams’.
Wednesday 22 June
Breaking Through: The Next Chapter Writers’ Scheme
In this panel discussion, Next Chapter recipients past and present, share their experiences of the scheme and discuss the many ways emerging writers are making the most of opportunities to break through barriers and challenge the assumptions of Australian publishing.
Saturday 18 June
Whenever, Wherever: Emerging in Any Context
What happens when you are only just beginning to dip your toes into the wild waters of the literary world, only to find you’ve already aged-out of opportunities or are located far away from where the action seems to be?
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