In Your Suburb - Sophie Overett


Sophie Overett + Claire Alcock

Bulimba Library

In Your Suburb / Free event

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Sophie Overett

Sophie Overett

Sophie Overett is an award-winning writer and cultural producer. Her stories have been published in Griffith Review, Going Down Swinging, Overland Online, The Sleepers Almanac, and elsewhere. She won the 2021 Kathleen Mitchell Award, the 2020 Penguin Literary Prize, as well as the 2018 AAWP x UWRF Emerging Writers' Prize, and her work has been shortlisted for multiple other awards including The Text Prize and The Richell Prize. She is one half of Lady Parts, a podcast about women's roles in genre cinema, and her debut novel, The Rabbits, was published by Penguin Australia in July 2021.

Claire Alcock

Claire Alcock

Claire Alcock is a poet, storyteller, and performer from Meanjin. In addition to receiving the highest placed QLD entry for the XYZ Innovation in Spoken Word Award, their written work has been short-listed for the Monash Undergraduate Prize for Creative Writing and the international First Pages Prize. Claire also hosts the monthly storytelling event ‘Gather Round’ in West End.



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