How has science fiction shaped collective understanding of the future? Come along to ANU and hear me in conversation with Chris Palmer discussing speculation, science fiction, collective consciousness and environmental narratives of the future. Thursday 14th July, 5.30pm.
Had a fantastic time down in Melbourne at Continuum last weekend. Nippy weather kept us in the bar but I did manage a panel on post apocalypse fiction, another on climate fiction and, of course, the Great Debate in which the Team of Righteousness defeated the Team of Wrongness.
Here’s an audio recording of me, Isobelle Carmody and Jane Rawson telling stories about times we’ve lost the plot in real life. Recorded live at Write Around The Murray, 2015 by Melanie Tait. L-R: Isobelle, me, Marlee Jane Ward, Jane and David Henley. Photo by Peter Charlesworth.
Spent a fabulous few days down in Ballarat with a bunch of my writer buddies. Much cake was eaten, much wine was drunk and we even managed to squeeze out a sentence or two. Photos here. Pictured: Claire McKenna, Tracey Rolfe, Bren MacDibble, Sarah Endacott & Cat Sparks.