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SFF Collective – Climate Fiction and the Anthropocene

Monday August 17, 2020
18:00 - 19:00
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The SFF (Science Fiction, Fantasy, Speculative Fiction) Collective is a group that meets regularly to discuss topics relating to SFF books and share book recommendations across the genre.

In this session, Prema Arasu joins climate fiction author Rachel Watts and energy news journalist and former Cambodia foreign correspondent Mark Tilly (Twitter: @mark_tilly1) for a conversation about the role of speculative fiction in the age of anthropogenic climate change.


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Prema Arasu

Prema Arasu is a PhD candidate in Creative Writing at the University of Western Australia. Their research is practice-led with a focus on gender in fantasy, science fiction and speculative fiction. They hold a BA (Hons) in English and Cultural Studies from UWA and a Master of Letters in Modern and Contemporary Literature and Culture from the University of St. Andrews. Prema has both academic and creative publications in the areas of fantasy literature and speculative fiction, queer and feminist postmodernism, the body, performance art, and diaspora studies. They are currently involved in a number of projects aimed at making the WA arts scene more diverse and inclusive.

Venue
Centre for Stories
100 Aberdeen Street Northbridge
WA, 6003

Public Transport
The Centre is a ten minute walk from the Perth train station and the Perth Busport, and is serviced by regular CAT buses.

Parking
Parking is available at the CPP Aberdeen street car park (25 metre walk) or at Wilsons car park on Zempilas St (10 metres).

Access
Wheelchair access is provided. The Centre for Stories aims to be an inclusive and supportive community venue, please contact us if you have any questions.

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