Sun, 10 Nov

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St Stephens Hall

Subbed In Author Panel at The Newtown Festival

The incredible Subbed In authors Patrick Lenton, Alex Gallagher, Jason Gray & Emily Crocker are at the vanguard of experimental writing. They will be in-conversation with Emma Rose Smith in another unmissable event at our Newtown Festival Writers' Space, located in the Newtown Church Hall!

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Subbed In Author Panel at The Newtown Festival

Time & Location

10 Nov 2019, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

St Stephens Hall, 189 Church St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia

About The Event

The incredible Patrick Lenton, Alex Gallagher, Jason Gray and Emily Crocker - all part of the Subbed In family of writers - are at the vanguard of experimental writing. 

They will be in-conversation with Emma Rose Smith in another unmissable event at our Newtown Festival Writers' Space, located in the Newtown Church Hall adjacent to the festival grounds. 

The authors' books will be available for purchase and signing on the day! 

RSVPs are encouraged or you can turn up on the day. We will welcome donations on the door in support of the Newtown Festival's fundraising for the Newtown Neighbourhood Centre. 

About Uncle Hercules and Other Lies by Patrick Lenton

Uncle Hercules and Other Lies is a book of true stories about the nature of lies. The stories range from silly to sadly funny, and include stories that are about queer identity in action, rather than queer identity in theme—you're not gonna read a coming out story. But every story is queer culture! Also, Skyrim Dog. Shortlisted for the Scribe Non-fiction Prize, Uncle Hercules and other lies is gooey with incroyable half-fibs, formative moments, and bad life choices. 

Patrick Lenton is the Entertainment Editor at Junkee, and the author of the short story ollection A Man Made Entirely of Bats. His fiction and essays have been published in The Best Australian Stories, Going Down Swinging, The Lifted Brow, Scum Mag, The Best Australian Comedy Writing, Growing Up Queer in Australia and more. 

About HAUNT (THE KOOLIE) by Jason Gray

HAUNT (THE KOOLIE) is experimental poetry about growing up bi-cultural; a neo-Coolie meditation, exorcism of racial bigotry and satire of fear-mongering, from a decolonial Mauritian-Australian perspective.

Jason Gray is a Mauritian-Australian writer who has  lived in North-West and South-West Sydney. His work is concerned with  being bi-cultural, anti-racism, generational identity, displacement, media, suburbia and toxic/progressive masculinity. Readings and publications include: Avant Gaga, Digital Writers' Festival, Griffith Review, Zine West, and Ibis House. Jason was longlisted for the 2019 Liminal Fiction Prize. His debut book HAUNT (THE KOOLIE) was published by Subbed In in 2019.

Jason tweets @jasongray85 Jason's Instagram: @connectionrevolution

About Parenthetical Bodies by Alex Gallagher 

Parenthetical Bodies by Alex Gallagher holds you close and says “