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BL.INK 82: a year of HINDERpendence

Mick Miller and Steve Mam 1982. Photograph courtesy of Juno Gemes ©

In 1982, the then Premier Joh Bjelke-Petersen declared all political protests and slogans on t-shirts illegal. Brisbane was in a State of Emergency. Hear the voices and writings of a strong and political Black Australia fighting for equal rights – forged from the constraints of police lines and barricades. Next Thursday, join Steven Oliver, Barbara … Read more

black&write! Writers, Editors and Publishers

Session Chair, Linda McBride-Yuke

presented by Brisbane Writers Festival Authors Sue McPherson and Claire Bidwell Smith join editor Sandra Phillips and publisher Michael Heyward to examine the relationship between author, editor and publisher, revealing the tricky business of developing an author’s work, while satisfying publishing deadlines. Panellist/s: Sue McPherson, Claire Bidwell Smith, Sandra Phillips, Michael Heyward  Chair: Linda McBride-Yuke Date: Sunday, 9 September 2012 Time: 10:00am – 11:00am Venue: kuril dhagun, State Library … Read more

Meet Maori writer, Albert Belz

Albert Belz, playwright

Albert Alexander AmahouBelz (NgatiPorou, NgaPuhi, NgatiPokai) born 1973, has been a professional writer for television, film and theatre since 2001. TeMaunga was his first script for theatre performed in 2001 to much critical acclaim, it was nominated for several Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards.  In 2006 his play “Yours Truly” won Chapman Tripp awards for Best … Read more