Two Sides of the Story
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Never supping on oysters and Moet,
writers earn very little (and know it),
but while it might take ages,
to earn from your pages,
spare a thought for the struggling poet.
Each month at the Wheeler Centre, two writers discuss the points of difference and the common experiences of a creative life.
In partnership with the Victorian Writers' Centre.
Cate Kennedy writes fiction, nonfiction and poetry and is the recipient of several prizes for her work, including the Queensland Literary Award for her short story collection Like a House on Fire, the NSW Premier’s ‘People’s Choice’ award for her novel The World Beneath and the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for her poetry collection The Taste of River Water. Her short fiction collections are currently studied on the VCE syllabus, and she was shortlisted for the inaugural Stella Prize.
Craig Sherborne is an acclaimed memoirist, novelist, poet and playwright, best known for Hoi Polloi, Muck and The Amateur Science of Love.
Each month at the Wheeler Centre, two writers discuss the points of difference and the common experiences of a creative life. From playwrights to poets, from award-winners to emerging talent, the Victorian Writers’ Centre and the Wheeler Centre join forces to explore what aspects of being a writer are universal and which ones are unique.
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