Migrant Stories

Just a quick one. The State Library has been running a series of literary events in conjunction with its Independent Type exhibition. Last Thursday’s Word Juggling showcased spoken word artists such as Si, EZB, and Josephine Rowe; the next event, View from the Outside: Migrant Stories, will run on Thursday, 18 June. Details are as follows:

View from the outside: Migrant stories
Join Oscar-nominated screenwriter Jan Sardi as he explores the migrant experience and connections with place in Victorian literature, with a panel of writers including philosopher and memoirist Raimond Gaita, author and human rights advocate Arnold Zable and rising star Amra Pajalic.
Time: Thurs 18 June, 6–7pm
Venue: Village Roadshow Theatrette (Entry 3, La Trobe St)
Free (bookings required)

To make a booking phone 03 8664 7099, email bookings[at]slv.vic.gov.au or book online through What’s On.  

I wish I knew about this State Library thing earlier. Missed out on Literary Landscapes: From Hanging Rock to Footscray. Sigh. Did anyone go to Literary Landscapes? Has anyone blogged about it?

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