As part of this year’s Next Big Thing series, you’ll find three special Hot Desk editions featuring writers in the midst of Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellowships.
In July, come and hear works in progress from our first intake of writers for 2016. With Didem Caia, Bec Fary, Kerrin O’Sullivan, Melody Paloma, Angelina Mirabito, Chris Somerville and Christine Sun.
Keen to know more? You’ll find out more about the projects they’re completing during their Fellowships right here.
Kerrin O’Sullivan is an award-winning writer with a love of short fiction, creative non-fiction and faraway places. Her writings have appeared in various journals including Award Winning Australian Writing, Westerly, Kill Your Darlings, Southerly, The Victorian Writer, The Tishman Review (U.S... Read more
Didem is a writer, speaker and facilitator, who grew up in the western suburbs of Melbourne. She is a writer of plays, essays and fiction. Her plays have been developed and produced in Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide and presented in Edinburgh, London, New York and Chicago. She has received developme... Read more
Bec Fary meditates on sleep, circadian rhythms and the subconscious through their audio project SleepTalker, which originated as an independent podcast and is now a late-night experimental live broadcast on Triple R. Bec’s production credits include award-winning podcasts, local and international... Read more
Chris Somerville is the author of the short story collection We Are Not The Same Anymore. He is a former Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellow and his work has appeared in Best Australian Stories, Paper Radio, Griffith Review and the Lifted Brow. ... Read more
Angelina is an advocate for adult survivors of childhood trauma and her fiction observes the challenging journeys involved in the experience of post-traumatic growth. Her work has been published in journals and magazines such as Meanjin, Mascara Literary Review and Page Seventeen. She is a recipient... Read more
Christine Sun is a Melbourne-based bilingual writer, translator, reader and independent scholar. She has won literary awards in Taiwan (where she was born and raised), worked as a journalist in the United States, and explored both traditional and independent publishing routes in Australia. Since Jun... Read more
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