Mawunyo Gbogbo is the Author of the memoir Hip Hop & Hymns, published by Penguin Random House and described by Books+Publishing as “a beautiful and heart-wrenching memoir”. Mawunyo writes about growing up in the sleepy coal mining town of Muswellbrook NSW, with her love of storytelling and budding journalism career taking her to The City That Never Sleeps: New York City, where she interns at the Bible of hip hop – the Source Magazine. Mawunyo has worked in the media industry for two decades and is currently a pop culture journalist for ABC News.
Friday 23 June, 2PM
2023 marks Hip-Hop’s 50th anniversary of international recognition. Join these artists for a deeply compelling conversation about the ties between music, culture and literature.
Saturday 17 June, 1:45pm
Find out the must-haves for delivering a great pitch and the pitfalls to avoid. This session will provide the guidance of a publishing industry leader to help whip your pitch into perfect shape.
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.