Writers Under the Influence

Wednesday 6th December - 7.30 - 9.30pm

For our final writers for the year we have a great literary double bill - Angela Meyer and Jess Knight.

Angela's is the author of a book of flash fiction, Captives (2014), and her debut novel, A Superior Spectre, will be published in 2018.

Her other work has been published widely, including in Best Australian StoriesIslandCordite, The AustralianThe Lifted Brow, and Killings.

A regular presenter at festivals and Australian literary events, by day she is a commissioning editor for the Echo imprint at Bonnier Publishing Australia. She is also editor of the brilliant blog – Literary Minded.

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Jess Knight is a poet, writer and zine maker based in Melbourne. She is the author of a book of poetry called Tongue Between Teeth (2014).

Jess has recently been published on the Meanjin blog and has participated in many writerly events and panels that discuss the importance of intersectional feminism and diversity in the arts and literary scene. She has taken part in The National Young Writers Festival in 2016 and 2017. 

Jessica has begun a fellowship through The Malthouse Theatre where she will learn about writing for the main stage with a head dramaturge.

She is also writing a novel based around wanderlust and wanting, entitled How To Build A Skeleton Heart.

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And you can find lots of tiny poems on her twitter @themess19