Dystopian Adventures (Online)


Charlotte McConaghy + Laura Jean McKay + James Bradley + Liam Pieper

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#Performances


#About the event


#Artists

Charlotte McConaghy

Charlotte McConaghy

Charlotte McConaghy has been writing from a young age. She has both a Graduate Degree in Screenwriting and a Masters Degree in Screen Arts, and has worked in script development for film and television for several years. She has written a number of speculative fiction books but The Last Migration is her first literary novel. She lives in Sydney. 

Laura Jean McKay

Laura Jean McKay

Laura Jean McKay is the author of The Animals in That Country (Scribe 2020) — winner of the prestigious Arthur C Clarke Award, The Victorian Prize for Literature, the ABIA Small Publishers Adult Book of the Year and co-winner of the Aurealis Award for Best Science Fiction Novel 2021. Laura is also the author of Holiday in Cambodia (Black Inc., 2013). Her latest collection is Gunflower (Scribe 2023).

James Bradley

James Bradley

James Bradley is an author and critic. His books include the novels Wrack, The Deep Field, The Resurrectionist and Clade, a book of poetry, Paper Nautilus, and The Penguin Book of the Ocean. His books have won or been shortlisted for a number of major Australian and international literary awards, and in 2012 he won the Pascall Prize for Australia's Critic of the Year. His new novel, Ghost Species, is published by Hamish Hamilton.

Liam Pieper

Liam Pieper

Liam Pieper is an author and journalist. His first book was a memoir, The Feel-Good Hit of the Year, shortlisted for the National Biography Award and the Ned Kelly Best True Crime award. His second was the Penguin Special Mistakes Were Made, a volume of humorous essays. He was co-recipient of the 2014 M LiteraryAward, winner of the 2015 Geoff Dean Short Story Prize, the inaugural creative resident of the UNESCO City of Literature of Prague, and the 2018 National Library of Australia Creative Arts Fellow for Australian Writing. His first novel, The Toymaker, received the 2016 Christina Stead Fiction Award from the Fellowship of Australian Writers.


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