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Hot Desk Edition #2


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In this edition of the Next Big Thing, hear works-in-progress from our second company of Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellows of 2017. Christopher Bryant, Koraly Dimitriadis, Elizabeth Flux, Lou Heinrich, Jordi Kerr, Tim McGuire and Mia Slater will share from the projects they’ve worked on over the past ten weeks inside the Wheeler Centre.


Koraly Dimitriadis

Koraly Dimitriadis is the author of the controversial Love and F**k Poems, an Australian poetry bestseller that has been translated into Greek with Australian Council funding, and with rights sold to UK publisher Honest Publishing. She is a freelance opinion writer and has contributed to Daily Life... Read more

Mia Slater

Mia is a poet that currently lives in Brisbane. After completing her Arts degree at UQ (during which she received the 2015 Kingshott Cassidy Poetry Scholarship Award) and opting out of a professional writing Masters program in 2016, Mia has decided pursue her creative endeavours independently while ... Read more

Louise Omer

Louise Omer is a feminist writer born on Kaurna Country with words published in The Guardian, The Australian, The Saturday Paper, and more. She has read at events in Edinburgh, Dublin, Catalonia, Melbourne and Adelaide, participated in art residencies and group exhibitions in Spain, Bulgaria, and th... Read more

Jordi Kerr

Jordi Kerr is a writer, youth literature advocate, and support worker for queer young people. Their thoughts about books have appeared in such places as Archer, Books+Publishing, Kill Your Darlings, and Crikey.

Elizabeth Flux

Elizabeth Flux is an award-winning writer and editor whose fiction and nonfiction work has been widely published. She is a judge for the 2019 Award for and Unpublished Manuscript for the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards and is an editor for Melbourne City of Literature’s ‘Reading Victoria... Read more

Tim McGuire

Tim McGuire has written for the Lifted Brow, Kill Your Darlings, the Australian, Big Issue, Going Down Swinging and others. In 2017, he is the recipient of a Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellowship and a judge in the 2017 Scribe Nonfiction Prize for Young Writers. In 2015, Tim’s work was longliste... Read more

Christopher Bryant

Christopher Bryant is a Griffin Award nominated playwright (Home Invasion, 2015), performer, and NIDA graduate (Master of Fine Arts (Writing for Performance), 2014). He has worked with a range of companies including 45downstairs, Malthouse Theatre, the State Library of Victoria, ATYP, MKA, Apocalyps... Read more


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