UNSW presents Evie Wyld

When:19 May 2015, 5pm - 6pm
Venue:Io Myers Studio, UNSW Kensington Campus
Who:UNSW Arts & Social Sciences
Evie Wyld

As a major partner of the 2015 Sydney Writers' Festival, UNSW is proud to present Evie Wyld, author of All the Birds, Singing, in conversation with feminist writer Clementine Ford.

International author Evie Wyld speaks at UNSW on how to write a strong female character, using rural Australia as a backdrop and discusses whether literary fiction is flourishing more than ever. Writer Clementine Ford, who explores gender inequality, violence against women and pop culture in her twice weekly columns for Fairfax’s Daily Life, will interview rising literary talent Evie Wyld for this major festival event.

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About Evie Wyld

Evie Wyld grew up in Australia and the UK. She now runs Review, a small independent bookshop in London. Her first novel, After the Fire, A Still Small Voice, won the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize and a Betty Trask Award. She was also shortlisted for the Orange Prize for New Writers, the Commonwealth Writers' Prize and the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. Evie's second novel, All the Birds, Singing won the 2014 Miles Franklin Award.

About Clementine Ford

Clementine FordClementine Ford is a writer, speaker and feminist thinker based in Melbourne. Through her twice weekly columns for Fairfax's Daily Life, Clementine explores issues of gender inequality and pop culture. Her ability to use both humour and distilled fury to lay bare ongoing issues affecting women has earned her a huge and loyal readership amongst both women and men. Clementine's work has radically challenged the issues of men's violence against women and gender inequality in Australia, while her comedic take on casual sexism and entertainment has earned her a reputation as an accomplished satirist. As a speaker and presenter, Clementine has appeared at a number of writers festivals and events in Australia and internationally. Clementine has been a guest on ABC's Q and A, Channel Nine's Mornings and is a frequent contributor to Channel Ten's The Project.

Finding Io Myers Studio

Io Myers Studio is located at the entrance to Gate 2 High Street, Kensington. Look for the Creative Practice Lab neon sign in our foyer windows. Download the UNSW map.

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