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A Night at the Zoo

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We’ve partnered with one of Melbourne’s oldest institutions to create the Wheeler Centre Zoo Fellowships – a unique opportunity for Melbourne artists to soak up the zoo’s surrounds and create work inspired by the animals and their habitats. In tonight’s showcase, blogger Estelle Tang, fiction writer Cate Kennedy, children’s author Sally Rippin and cartoonist Judy Horacek will share their experiences – and a special taste of their works-in-progress.

Featuring

Estelle Tang

Estelle is Vogue.com‘s senior culture editor. Before this, she was senior editor of ELLE.com. Previously, Estelle worked as a literary scout and a staff writer for Rookie, Tavi Gevinson’s website for teenage girls. Her writing has been published in the Guardian, the Age, the Australian, ... Read more

Cate Kennedy

Cate Kennedy is the author of the highly acclaimed novel The World Beneath, which won the People’s Choice Award in the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards in 2010. She is an award-winning short-story writer whose work has been published widely. Her first collection, Dark Roots, was shortlisted for t... Read more

Judy Horacek

Judy Horacek is a freelance cartoonist, illustrator and writer. Her work has appeared in the Age, the Australian and the Canberra Times, and her pointy noised characters can be found on fridges and toilet doors all over the world. Eight collections of her cartoons have been published. Random Li... Read more

Sally Rippin

Sally Rippin has had over 50 children’s books published, many of them award-winning, including two novels for young adults. Her most recent books include the popular Billie B. Brown and Hey Jack! series and the children’s novel, Angel Creek, which was published to critical acclaim. She was born ... Read more

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The Wheeler Centre

176 Little Lonsdale Street Melbourne Victoria 3000

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