Ishack Sonlay is a Writer and Community Development Practitioner from East Nusa Tenggara Province, Indonesia. He did his Master in Development Studies from the University of Melbourne (2019). As a writer, his works are mostly poetries, essays and short stories. He participated in Masyarakat Indonesia Cipta Residency (2011), Bumi Pemuda Rahayu Residency (2013), Ubud Writers and Readers Festival (2014), Liwuto Pasi Art Expedition (2014) and Salihara International Festival (2015).
Friday 16 June, 8pm
Five writers traverse the Australian Queer Archives (AQuA) and interact with the queer histories collected and preserved there.
Monday 19 June, 2pm
Transform your intimate erotic prose into a spoken declaration of desire with Dinner Party Press and Emerging Writers’ Festival.
Thursday 15 June, 7pm
This group of emerging and established First Nations writers have summoned up their writing magic to share stories of the Sun, the Moon and the Stars