Kirby Fenwick is a writer, researcher and audio producer living and working on unceded Wurundjeri land. She is a co-founder of Siren: A Women in Sport Collective and has written for the ABC, The Guardian, Eureka Street and more. In 2022, she completed her honours thesis on women in sports journalism in Australia. Kirby’s audio documentary, The First Friday in February was awarded the 2018 Oral History Victoria Award. In 2021, she was a participant in The Wheeler Centre’s Signal Boost program.
Tuesday 20 June, 1pm
Hear these sports-focused writers and artists explore pathways to sports writing, representation in sport storytelling, the creative possibilities in sport and how we can use sport to tell our stories.
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.
Thursday 22 June, 6pm
In this conversation between father and daughter, the two writers discuss the intergenerational approach to their co-written book, The Shape of Dust.
Wednesday 14 June – Saturday 24 June
Take a walk around Melbourne in the company of four storytellers using refrains of infrastructure, history, and memory to guide their routes.