New & emerging writers
Hot Desk Extract: Nenek
An extract from Hot Desk Fellow Shannan Lim's Nenek – a horror-comedy centering on two siblings who, over the course of one night with their grandmother, realise that there is more to her and the family than they know.
Hot Desk Extract: Committed
An extract from Hot Desk Fellow Bella Green's Committed – a series of autobiographical comedic non-fiction essays about sex work.
Emerging Writers’ Festival Programme Launch: The Awkward Stage
The 2019 Emerging Writers’ Festival launches with a night of readings. What, exactly, is an ‘emerging’ writer? At what point do you come out of the chrysalis?
From this special opening-night event, hear from Kat Clarke, Vidya Rajan, Sumudu Samarawickrama and Ahmed Yussuf, as they each tell us about the first time they considered themselves a writer. Hosted by the…
The Next Big Thing
Hot Desk Edition #3
In this edition of the Next Big Thing, glimpse works-in-progress from our third and last intake of 2019 Hot Desk Fellows – fresh from ten weeks of work on their projects inside the Wheeler Centre.
Featuring new writing from Nic Alea, Geetha Balakrishnan, Christine Davey, Hayley Lawson-Smith, Gabriella Munoz, Jennifer Nguyen, Oliver Reeson and Jasmine Shirrefs.
This event will be…
Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellowships 2019: Introducing the Fellows (round three)
Meet the third intake of Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellows, and take a peek at the projects they'll be working on.
The Next Big Thing
Lost and Found Edition
In October at The Next Big Thing, we’ll explore themes of escape and discovery; estrangement and re-connection. It’s the Lost and Found edition, and we’ll be hearing new work from some incredible writers.
Kathryn Hind’s debut novel, Hitch, is about a young woman’s perilous hitchhiking journey through the Australian desert. Katy Warner’s Everywhere Everything Everyone is a high-concept YA…
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