Tiia Kelly is a critic and essayist living in Naarm. Her writing on film and culture can be found in Meanjin, The Guardian, Overland, The Big Issue, Kill Your Darlings, and elsewhere. She is a 2022 Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellow.
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?
Saturday 17 June, 3pm
In this Keynote, Yumna Kassab will explore the rituals, tools, routines and environmental conditions that assist in a sustainable creative practice.
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.
Monday 19 June, 2pm
Transform your intimate erotic prose into a spoken declaration of desire with Dinner Party Press and Emerging Writers’ Festival.