The Next Big Thing
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It’s no secret that literary magazines are a great place to discover exciting, experimental new writing. At best, they offer that magical combination of a writer’s more intrepid ideas, an editor’s guiding hand and an open-minded readership.
In this edition of the Next Big Thing, hear readings of great new work – hand-picked by the editors of local lit rags including Kill Your Darlings, Archer, The Lifted Brow and Voiceworks.
This is a free event. Bookings are essential. We recommend arriving early to secure your seat. Read our ticketing FAQs here.Booked out
New and emerging writers often produce adventurous, experimental or honest work – with the lesser burden of expectation, habit and legacy allowing for more careful or bold ideas.
A Wheeler Centre stalwart, our Next Big Thing series showcases the best in fresh Australian writing – with a focus on a different genre each month. You’ll hear from future favourites, and discover new darlings while you enjoy a drink and a bite in the intimate surrounds of The Moat.
Why wait for everyone else to catch up? Find tomorrow’s literary stars today.