Melanie Saward is a proud descendant of the Bigambul and Wakka Wakka peoples. She is a writer, editor, and university lecturer based in Tulmur (Ipswich), Queensland. She is the managing editor of Djed Press, and her writing has been published in Flock, Overland, Kill Your Darlings, New Australian Fiction 2022 and 2019. Her debut novel Burn will be published by Affirm Press in September 2023.
Saturday 17 June, 1:45pm
What is it we do when we write? How does composition relate to vision? Bella Li discusses two particular methods of composition – collage and ekphrasis – as well as general compositional principles of structure and sequence, in works of poetry.
Sunday 18 June, 12pm
Podcast and radio host Nana Owusu shares the biggest lessons she’s learnt through years of interviewing, researching and crafting her outstanding podcast, The Subtlety Of It.