The Next Big Thing

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The Lit Mag Edition

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 DarlingsArcherThe Lifted Brow and Voiceworks.

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This is a free event. Bookings are essential. We recommend arriving early to secure your seat. Read our ticketing FAQs here.Booked out

The Next Big Thing

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.


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