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Whose Story?

Monday April 15, 2019
10:00 - 17:00
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Whether from experience or imagination, how is it possible to write well about characters and situations off the mainstream, characters whose skin colour, spiritual beliefs, migration experience, gender, sexual orientation and identity or other factors create a distance between them and the society around them? And who gets to write those characters? Only members of particular interest groups, or any writer sensitive enough to enter wholly the world of his/her characters?

This master class will explore these questions and others as we discuss, read and write together. Facilitated by US-born Israeli novelist and translator Evan Fallenberg.

Lunch will be provided – let us know if you have any dietary requirements by filling out the dietary form at checkout.

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Evan Fallenberg

Evan Fallenberg is author of the novels Light Fell (Soho Press 2008), When We Danced on Water (HarperCollins 2011) and The Parting Gift (Other Press 2018) and a translator of Hebrew fiction, plays and films. His work has won or been shortlisted for numerous awards and is the founder of Arabesque: An Arts and Residency Center in Old Acre, Israel, where he lives.

Venue
Centre for Stories
100 Aberdeen Street Northbridge
WA, 6003

Public Transport
Centre for Stories 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. Centre for Stories aims to be an inclusive and supportive community venue, please contact us if you have any questions.

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