The Next Big Thing
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Peter Docker has published a number of full-length literary works and short stories, including his latest, Sweet One, and has written for stage and radio.
Jake Roseman is 21 years old; he writes short fiction and his work has been published in Westerly and Voiceworks.
Eli Glasman’s novel, The Boy’s Own Manual to Being a Proper Jew, is about a homosexual boy in the Melbourne orthodox Jewish community.
Kylie Ladd is a psychotherapist and the author of four novels: Mothers and Daughters, Into My Arms, Last Summer and After The Fall.
Jake Roseman is a 21-year-old writer from Melbourne. He is currently studying literature, politics and German at the University of Melbourne. His short fiction has been published in Westerly and Voiceworks.
Peter Docker was born in Narrogin, Western Australia, the son of a motor mechanic, and grew up on remote Lort River Station, Coomalbidgup. He studied writing at Curtin University, Perth, and acting at Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne.
Kylie Ladd is a novelist and freelance writer. Her latest novel is Mothers and Daughters. Her previous three novels are After The Fall, Last Summer, which was highly commended in the FAW Christina Stead Award for Fiction, and Into My Arms, chosen as one of Get Reading’s 50 Books you Can’t Put Down for 2013.
Eli Glasman is a Melbourne-based author. His debut novel, The Boy’s Own Manual to Being a Proper Jew (Sleepers Publishing), concerns a homosexual boy in the Melbourne orthodox Jewish community.
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.