Miriam writes stories in and around Naarm/Melbourne. You can read her in places like Aniko Magazine, Island online, The Suburban Review, swim meet lit mag and certain zines. In 2022 she was a Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellow, runner up in both the Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize and the Olga Masters Short Story Award, long listed for the Calibre Essay Prize and shortlised for the KYD Creative Nonfiction Essay Prize. She is currently teaching creative writing and working on her debut short story collection, Denaturing, forthcoming with Aniko Press.
Wednesday 21 June, 9pm
In an attention economy where textual engagement is constantly subject to the news cycle, the fragment, virality and the scroll, what is it to be distracted, and what makes it compelling?
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.
Saturday 24 June, 8pm
See the festival off with us in true extravagance, gala-style, and witness a dreamy line-up of well-loved writers, artists and inter-galactic DJS.
Tuesday 20 June, 6:30pm
Join Elfy Scott, author of The One Thing We’ve Never Spoken About as she unpacks different approaches to writing our personal peripheries.