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  • Mixtape Memoirs

    Sat 6 Sep, 7:30 PM

    Mixtape Memoirs, one of the most popular Emerging Writers’ Festival events ever invented, finally hits Adelaide. A compilation of desperately romantic writers and musicians have written memoirs based on songs that they listened to a million times and then some. This night is no commercial Best Of, it’s the handcrafted CD you shoved in the backpack of your high school sweetie.

    Ancient World $15 / $12 concession
  • Sunday Sesh: The DIY Day

    Sun 7 Sep, 12:30 PM

    Finish off the Emerging Writers’ Festival Adelaide Roadshow with this laid-back series of hands-on events aimed at connecting Adelaide’s emerging writers. This is all about fun, with sessions looking at improvised prose, reading and writing Young Adult Fiction and a graphic novel live scripting. Put off the Sunday lunch with the folks and hangs with some incredibly talented writers instead!

    SA Writers’ Centre FREE (bookings essential)
  • The Writers’ Masterclass

    Sat 6 Sep, 10:30 AM

    Intimate and interactive, the full-day Writers’ Masterclass is built for advanced audiences and new writers ready to take the next step in their emerging careers. This jam-packed event will focus on the nitty-gritty of digital writing, author marketing, freelancing, performance writing and editing, with experts offering practical advice for writers looking to take their work to the national stage.

    Fifth Quarter $100 / $50 concession/under-26
  • Night of the Living Journals

    Fri 5 Sep, 7:00 PM

    Literary magazines are strong supporters of emerging writers and where most writers first get published. They also know how to throw a rad party! Over two hours, join Voiceworks, The Lifted Brow, Kill Your Darlings, Dubnium, On Dit, Empire Times, and Adelaide’s leading zinesters as they launch their latest issues… at the same time. Grab a copy of a mag and listen to some ripper yarns.

    SA Writers’ Centre

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