If he were living today, what other pictures would there be of Dorian Gray?
Only time (or a liberal dose of fantasy) will reveal whether Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens is about a disturbance in the Force – or in the, ahem, lightsabers. But how did Clancy of the Overflow really get his name? And what if, after Mad Men’s finale, Peggy and Joan shared their own happy ending?
Throw off the frilly night garments of your imagination at Erotic Fan Fiction – where writers evoke things they shouldn’t, with characters doing things they wouldn’t. Or would they?
Richard Higgins is a comedy writer and performer. He is one half of comedy duo The Listies, with Matt Kelly. The most recent show they made was called 'Hamlet: Prince of Skidmark' to the dismay of English teachers throughout Australia.
Anne Edmonds is one of Australia's most exciting new stand up, character and banjo playing comedians. Since bursting onto the scene in 2010, she has brought her exquisitely incisive characters, songs and worldview to TV (Dirty Laundry Live, Back Seat Drivers, It's A Date, Wednesday Night Fever), to clubs and to comedy festivals around Australia and all over the world.
Mark Wilson is a Melbourne based maker, performer, dramaturg and director. He trained at the VCA (Performance Creation, Directing) and Monash (Performing Arts), has studied with Philippe Gaulier and is an International Fellow of Shakespeare’s Globe in London.
His work often has a strong connection to classical text and always to present social-political realities. His adaptation of Richard II (with Olivia Monticciolo) next plays at the Brisbane Festival (Theatre Republic) and explores the recent political dramas of federal Australian politics, with a critical eye on personality and gender politics, systemic failures and a passionate desire for change.
Tegan Higginbotham is a writer, actress and comedian.
For the past four years, she’s been a regular columnist for the Sunday Age Sport. Tegan’s writing credits also include Open Slather (Comedy Channel), Little Lunch (ABC), whimn.com.au, and Fernwood Magazine.
Her acting credits include Oddball, Holding the Man, It’s A Date, Nowhere Boys and the tv series Molly. Tegan is also known for making regular appearances on The Project, Whose Line is it Anyway?, Have You Been Paying Attention?, Show Me The Movie, Whovians and ABC News Breakfast.
Liam Pieper’s grandmother introduces him to her friends, as ‘my grandson who writes for the Internet’. You might find his work in the Monthly, Meanjin, The Best of The Lifted Brow, Going Down Swinging and The Sleepers Almanac. He is the author of a memoir, The Feelgood Hit of The Year; a collection of essays, Mistakes Were Made; and a novel, The Toymaker. Find him on Twitter, @liampieper.