Selling Fast

Another Australia


Winnie Dunn + Shirley Le + Melanie Saward

kuril dhagun, slq

Free event / Main Festival

BWF030

#Performances


#About the event


#Artists

Winnie Dunn

Winnie Dunn

Winnie Dunn is the General Manager of Sweatshop Literacy Movement and the editor of several critically acclaimed anthologies, including Another Australia (Affirm Press, 2022). She is a writer of Tongan descent from Mount Druitt and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Western Sydney University. Her work has been published in The Guardian, HuffPost Australia, Griffith Review, Meanjin and SBS Voices. In 2022, she was a finalist for Western Sydney University's Breakthrough Alumni Award. Winnie is currently completing her debut novel, Dirt Poor Islanders (Hachette, 2024), which has been assisted by the Australia Council for the Arts.

Shirley Le

Shirley Le

Shirley Le is a Vietnamese-Australian writer from Yagoona and Creative Producer at Sweatshop Literacy Movement. Her writing has been published in Overland, The Guardian, SBS Voices and several Sweatshop anthologies including Another Australia. Funny Ethnics (Affirm Press, 2023) is her first novel.

Melanie Saward

Melanie Saward

Melanie Saward is a proud Bigambul and Wakka Wakka woman. She is a writer, editor, and university lecturer based in Tulmur (Ipswich), Queensland. Her debut novel Burn was published by Affirm Press in 2023 and she’s also had work published in the literary journals Griffith Review, Meanjin, Overland, Kill Your Darlings, and has fiction published in the anthologies Flock: First Nations Stories Then and Now, and New Australian Fiction. Her first romantic comedy novel, Love Unleashed, will be published by Penguin Random House in August.



#More events

Coming of Rage

BWF011

Main Festival

Coming of Rage

Auditorium 1, slq

Witi Ihimaera on his life and work

Auditorium 1, slq

Belonging and Race

Sold Out

BWF106

Main Festival / Free event

Belonging and Race

kuril dhagun, slq

Literary Death Match

SPE007

Special Event

Literary Death Match

Google Tag Paste this code as high in the of the page as possible: