UNSWriting in partnership with Nura Gili presents Ellen Van Neerven

When:20 Apr 2015, 6:30pm - 8pm
Venue:Io Myers Studio, UNSW
Who:Ellen van Neerven in conversation with Elizabeth McMahon
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UNSWriting presents
Ellen Van Neerven in conversation with Elizabeth McMahon

This FREE event is now booked out. 

Ellen Van Neerven’s stunning debut book Heat and Light introduces an exciting new writer to the scene. Shortlisted for the Stella Prize 2015, which is being announced the day after Ellen’s visit to UNSW, the story cycle in Heat and Light portrays several generations of an Aboriginal family wrestling with silences and tragedy but also affirming the enduring bonds with ancestors that give them strength and resilience.

Van Neerven is an accomplished and innovative writer who ventures into a range of styles from storytelling to the invention of fabulist worlds, her stories of belonging, identity and desire are guaranteed to stay with you long after you turn the last page. Ellen will be in conversation with Australian literature specialist Elizabeth McMahon, editor of Southerly.

FREE Writing Workshop  - This workshop is now booked out.

Special Workshop for UNSW students and staff in collaboration with Nura GiliThe workshop will cater for participants with varying levels of literary flair and experience.

Monday 20 April, 12pm - 3pm
Nura Gili Boardroom

Please contact Kat Henaway if you are interested in participating in this free workshop.
Email: k.henaway@unsw.edu.au or Phone: 9385 1462

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Ellen's books will be available at 10% off the RRP courtesy of the UNSW Bookshop on the night.

Finding Io Myers Studio

Io Myers Studio is located at the entrance to Gate 2 High St, Kensington. Look for the Creative Practice Lab neon sign in our foyer windows. Download the UNSW map.

There is limited parking in the Gate 2, High St area around Io Myers Studio but free parking is available from 6:30pm in the car park next to NIDA accessed through Day Ave.

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