Things to do with words
Deakin University's School of Communication and Creative Arts invites you to a special event: 'Things to do with words'
Thursday 5 June 2008, 11.00 am–3.00 pm
Where: da2.004, KD Stewart Centre,
Deakin University, Waurn Ponds
Deakin students, high school students and community members are invited to attend this free event to hear guest speakers share advice about careers related to literature and writing.
Guest speakers include:
* Helen Garner (the Geelong-born, multi-award-winning author whose books include Monkey Grip, The First Stone, Joe Cinque’s Consolation and, most recently, The Spare Room);
* Joel Deane (the speech writer for the Victorian Premier and the author of a novel, Another, and two books of poems, Subterranean Radio Songs and Magisterium); and
* Agnes Lindop (a Deakin graduate and publicity manager at Penguin).
The event will also feature a special spoken-word performance, Sweet Cowboy, by the award-winning Melbourne performance poets Emilie Zoey Baker and Sean Whelan.
For further information on this event please contact: Dr Maria Takolander on email firstname.lastname@example.org