Grace Yee’s poetry has been widely published and anthologised across Australia and internationally, and has been awarded the Patricia Hackett Prize, the Peter Steele Poetry Award, a Creative Fellowship at the State Library Victoria, and grants from Creative Victoria and the Australia Council for the Arts. Grace has taught in the Writing and Literature Program at Deakin University, and in the Creative Writing Program at The University of Melbourne, where she completed a PhD on settler Chinese women’s storytelling in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Saturday 17 June, 4:15pm
Hear from authors on how they go about whittling down their words to the ones that matter the most, and what they do with the ones they cut.
Saturday 24 June, 8pm
See the festival off with us in true extravagance, gala-style, and witness a dreamy line-up of well-loved writers, artists and inter-galactic DJS.
Thursday 22 June, 7:30pm
What better way to celebrate the winter solstice than listening to powerful tales around a fire? Rug up to commune beneath the moon on the longest night of the year for a night of aural storytelling.