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Indigestibility—On Volunteering for the Sydney Writer’s Festival (2017) and the introvert’s dilemma


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Introvert

Noun 1. Psychology someone characterised by introversion; someone concerned chiefly with their own thoughts.
2. Zoology, etc. a part that is or can be introverted. 7,061 more words

Writing

5 Book Events I Desperately Want To Attend

Living in Brisbane, Australia, you don’t get too many book events. And you get used to feeling always green with envy as you watch the lower states (Melbourne and Sydney, I’m looking at you) get everything. 534 more words

My Day at All Day YA #SydneyWritersFestival

With a light nip in the air, the doors to the Riverside Theatres opened. The foyer was buzzing with activity, people from all genders and ages smiling and gathering; a bookselling table was crowded with eager buyers. 1,006 more words

Bookish Things

Six things I learnt at the 2017 Sydney Writer's Festival

Every year, Sydney puts on a huge writer’s festival. It’s the biggest one in Australia, where authors, writers, thinkers and listeners come together to talk about books, idea and the world we live in today. 897 more words

Life

Books Coming out Soon - Teen Con #AllDayYa

At Teen Con, during Sydney Writer’s Festival’s #AllDayYa event, (you can read my event recap right here to catch up), Will Kostakis, alongside a few Australian Publishing House representatives, the audience was given a sneak peek into some of the books coming out soon. 465 more words

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Sydney Writers' Festival: globalisation and inequality in the age of Trump (review)

From the disillusioned middle class to fake news, a Sydney Writers’ Festival panel discussed how inequality has come to be a mark of the Trump presidency. 774 more words

Business

Sydney Writer's Festival #AllDayYa Recap

This year, the Sydney Writer’s Festival held its annual All-Day YA events at the Riverside Theatre, Parramatta. The entire day was dedicated to the books and writers of Young Adult books. 1,068 more words

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