The Next Big Thing
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Susie Anderson is writing prose poems about rural Victoria and ideas of cultural and emotional displacement.
Louis Bravos is translating Yukio Mishima’s novel, Kyoko’s House.
André Dao is writing a novel that tries to piece together his grandparents’ love story.
Emily Stewart is working on two separate poetry collections that experiment with form.
Claire Rosslyn Wilson is a writer of nonfiction and poetry who has a strong commitment to investigating cross-cultural exchanges.
Susie is a writer, multimedia artist and descendant of the Wergaia and Wemba Wemba people from North Western Victoria. Her practice is concerned with the distances between place and people, themes she explores through poetry and media-based works. Based in Sydney, she works as a digital producer at the Museum of Contemporary Art.
The Next Big Thing takes place every month at the Moat and is a cherished Melbourne institution. It's the place to be if you want to hear great emerging writers read from new and adventurous work.
Enjoy a delicious drink and a bite to eat, while sampling writing from tomorrow's best and brightest literary stars.