Saraid Taylor is a poet, novelist and athlete, living on Wurundjeri land. She graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts, the University of Melbourne, with a bachelor’s degree of Fine Arts (Screenwriting). In 2022, her writing won the Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize and the Questions Writing Prize, and was shortlisted for the Djillong Short Story Competition, the Nillumbik Prize for Contemporary Writing, the Ada Cambridge Prose Prize and the Alan Marshall Short Story Award. Her debut novel FLINCH is forthcoming with UQP.
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.
Friday 23 June, 12:30pm
Hear from writers as they discuss the ins and outs of working with one another, how it informs their practice, and how you can implement it into your own.
Friday 23 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.
Tuesday 20 June, 7:45pm
Spoken word artists, storytellers, musicians, comedians and first-time performers gather at Bunjil Place every month to perform new work in a relaxed, welcoming performance space.
Monday 19 June, 6:30pm
Discover new works and celebrate fresh writing talent in a special Emerging Writers’ Festival edition of the Wheeler Centre’s much-loved Next Big Thing readings series.