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What’s the future of queer writing? In the first Next Big Thing event of 2016, you’ll hear from some of the best new authors shaking things up in the literary world, with work that explores sexuality and gender in all its forms.

Hear from Quinn Eades, Todd Alexander, Fury Telford and Asiel Adan.

Featuring

Quinn Eades

Quinn Eades is a researcher, writer, and poet whose work lies at the nexus of feminist and queer theories of the body, autobiography, and philosophy. Eades is published nationally and internationally, and is the author of all the beginnings: a queer autobiography of the body, and Rallying. Eades is ... Read more

Todd Alexander

Todd Alexander has been writing for over twenty years. His work has been published in magazines and period­icals and his first novel, Pictures of Us, was published in 2006. In 2015, Todd returned to fiction with the release of Tom Houghton (published by Simon & Schuster). He... Read more

Asiel Adan Sanchez

Asiel Adan Sanchez is an organic, gluten-free, vegan, single origin, ethically sourced gender fluid. They may be found in late-night hospital shifts writing lines of poetry in between melancholic insulin orders. Born and raised in Mexico, their work is an attempt to reconcile culture, race, gender a... Read more

Fury

Bjork once said ‘you shouldn’t let poets lie to you’, but Fury writes poetry, which is a sort of lie, albeit the fun-for-everyone kind. Fury has written a book called I Don’t Understand How Emotions Work. It is a very good book; soft and tricky, like leaning your face against your fa... Read more

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The Moat

176 Little Lonsdale Street Melbourne Victoria 3000

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