In conversation with Bec Mac

Too Much Lip


Melissa Lucashenko

Auditorium 2, State Library of Queensland

Culture/Social Equity / Drama / Urban

320

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#About the event


#Writer

Melissa Lucashenko

Melissa Lucashenko

Melissa Lucashenko is a multi-award winning Goorie writer. Her 2013 novel Mullumbimby was awarded the Deloitte Queensland Literary Award for Fiction, won the Victorian Premier's Prize for Indigenous Writing, and was longlisted for both the Stella and Miles Franklin awards as well as the Dublin IMPAC Literary Prize 2015. Melissa was awarded the 2016 CAL Fellowship to work on her new novel, Too Much Lip, out in 2018.

Melissa is a Walkley Award winner for her non-fiction, as well as a founding member of the prisoner’s human rights group, Sisters Inside. She writes passionately about ordinary people and the extraordinary lives they lead.

#Chair

Bec Mac

Bec Mac

Art, Sex & Rock’n’Roll are Arts Journalist Bec Mac’s favorite subjects! She has explored these topics as a commentator, provocative performance artist and producer whose work straddles broadcast media, performing arts, visual arts, and photography. An innovative thinker, Bec Mac has developed a highly successful model of community engagement through partnerships with multiple City Councils and Festivals including The City Of New York. Through this her ongoing project, LOVE TV, Bec Mac is a curator of cultural conversations working with communities in collective story telling. This enigmatic, fast thinking, dynamic host never fails to get her story. Bec Mac is the presenter of 4ZZZ radio’s premiere art show Friday Neon, the legendary live art show LOVE TV, and has just launched her new web series POPSART and writes a weekly feature in the AU Review. 
 


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