Hazem Hamouda is a Muslim, an Egyptian and an Australian. A former I.T consultant, Hazem was arbitrarily arrested and imprisoned in Egypt in 2018. His plight was covered by various media outlets, including Channel 10’s The Project, SBS and The ABC. Based in Meanjin (Brisbane), he teaches Arabic at a local community centre, and lives with his family and a couple of backyard chickens.
Thursday 22 June, 6:30PM
Join Paige Clark, author of the acclaimed short story collection She Is Haunted, to learn about the tenants of satisfying, memorable short story writing, from scope, pace, imagery and character.
Thursday 22 June, 5:30PM
Four evenings of professional development sessions for aspiring and seasoned writers alike who wish to dig into the nuts and bolts of being a professional writer.
Monday 19 June, 6:30pm
Discover new works and celebrate fresh writing talent in a special Emerging Writers’ Festival edition of the Wheeler Centre’s much-loved Next Big Thing readings series.