Yumna Kassab is a writer from Sydney. She is the author of The House of Youssef, Australiana and The Lovers. She has been listed for The Stella, QLD Literary Awards, Victorian Premier’s Literary Award and NSW Premier’s Award. Her writing has appeared in Meanjin, Sydney Review of Books, Sydney Morning Herald, Griffith Review, The Saturday Paper and Kill Your Darlings. Her next project is Politica. It is an imagined political history of the Arab World and will be released in November, 2023, through Ultimo Press.
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.