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Death & Identity Weekend (Gritty Lit True Crime Festival & Sydney Writers Festival panel)

Indulge in the first weekend of May with a weekend of DEATH & IDENTITY. Our SPECIAL EVENT PASS ($100) will give you an all-access pass to Gritty Lit- True Crime Writers Festival, Sydney Writer's Festival 2018: Owning Your Story and a delicious Sunday ala carte lunch from our in-house restaurant, Bellbird. (RRP. $200+)

Visit our website to book your event pass:

Gritty Lit on Saturday, 5 May is an exploration into the mysterious and and sometimes macabre work of True Crime! Come along and experience the fascinating world of True Crime research and writing. Meet Australian authors and writers at Gritty Lit book fair and hear talks and presentations throughout the day, featuring a variety of topics from the most intriguing to the most grim.For writers and researchers, intimate workshops will provide a peek into researching, producing and publishing.

On Sunday, 6 May, hear a panel of emerging writers from SWEATSHOP: Western Sydney Literacy Movement discuss the politics of identity in storytelling and how it’s a powerful tool for resisting systemic racism and classism, in Australia and beyond. Evelyn Araluen, Omar Sakr, Shirley Le, Stephen Pham, Monikka Ellah and Winnie Dunn will discuss resistance in storytelling and the political purpose of whitewashed bookshelves, questioning what happens when freedom of expression lacks diversity.


Event starts
Saturday 5 May, 2018
Event Ends
Sunday 6 May, 2018
Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre
Venue Address
1 Powerhouse Rd

New South Wales, Casula

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