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  • Behind the Lines Exhibition

    26 May - 6 Jun 2017
    Foyer
    Behind the Lines 2016: The year’s best political cartoons, celebrates the role of political cartoonists in Australia and highlights the power that their drawings have in contributing to our daily political and social discourse.
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  • Raphael: The Lord of the Arts
    in 2D

    27 May - 28 May 2017
    Raffertys Theatre
    Beauty comes to life in a crescendo of brushwork - displaying the enduring genius of one of the most talented artists the world has ever known!
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  • Love OZ YA Anthology
    Begin, End, Begin

    27 May 2017
    Riverside Theatre
    Some of the world’s best Young Adult writers are right under your nose, and you might not even know it.
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  • Writing in Verse
    Sarah Crossan in Conversation

    27 May 2017
    Lennox Theatre
    Sarah’s writing is honest, heartbreaking and undeniably original. What prompted her to write in this innovative form? And how did she manage to co-write her new novel, We Come Apart?
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  • Sold Out

    Expressing Herself
    The Brilliant Life of Rupi Kaur

    27 May 2017
    Lennox Theatre
    Whether she’s writing poems, taking photographs or designing books, Rupi has it covered. Her debut collection of poems, milk and honey, is a New York Times bestseller, and she has made waves as an Instapoet
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  • Keeping Company
    Characters Across a Series

    27 May 2017
    Riverside Theatre
    When a book ends, we count the days until we can meet them again and pick up where we left off. But how challenging is it for writers to take characters across multiple books? Join authors James Bradley, Amie Kaufman, Garth Nix and Lynette Noni to find out. With Caitriona Feeney.
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  • Mariko Tamaki Talks the Talk

    27 May 2017
    Lennox Theatre
    The award-winning Canadian writer chats with author Maria Lewis about the importance of dialogue in her graphic novels Skim and This One Summer, and in comics such as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Supergirl, The Hulk and Adventure Time.
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  • More Than Meets the Eye
    Diversity in YA Fiction

    27 May 2017
    Riverside Theatre
    Journalist and author Sarah Ayoub is joined by writers Randa Abdel-Fatteh, Erin Gough and Will Kostakis to discuss why portrayals of Australian teenagers in books should be real rather than random.
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  • Defying Expectations
    How Do Female Writers Defy Stereotypes

    27 May 2017
    Riverside Theatre
    We unfortunately are still living in a time when female authors are pigeonholed and gender stereotypes affect readers as well as characters. Join Amie, Mariko and J.C. Burke as they look at the future of women in YA literature. With Bec Kavanagh.
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  • Talking Tough Topics
    with Jennifer Niven

    27 May 2017
    Lennox Theatre
    Jennifer talks with Victoria Flanagan about transforming real-life struggles into stories and how the act of writing can be liberating.
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  • Fresh Voices from Western Sydney
    A Showcase of Real Talk

    27 May 2017
    Lennox Theatre
    In this showcase, teenagers from the program spit words from the heart and use slam poetry to tell it like it is. Sara Mansour, co-founder of Bankstown Poetry Slam, hosts this performance of fierce, funny and fresh voices of the future.
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  • Teen Con 2017

    27 May 2017
    Riverside Theatre
    This year, a ‘Reworking the Classics’ competition gives you the chance to rewrite your favourite books. If you were giving The Giver a once-over or if you found faults in The Fault in Our Stars, what would you change?
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  • Ian Rankin
    – Rather Be the Devil

    27 May 2017
    Riverside Theatre
    Ian Rankin is a bestselling, award-winning crime writer, known for his Inspector Rebus novels, which have been translated into 22 languages.
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  • The Rumble: Youth Slam

    27 May 2017
    Lennox Theatre
    Young poets spit with eloquence and wit, representing their communities in an all-out battle of spoken word and hip hop
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  • Denial

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    27 May - 28 May 2017
    Raffertys Theatre
    Rachel Weisz and Timothy Spall star in this gripping drama, based on the true story of Lipstadt's fight to prove the essential truth that the Holocaust occurred.
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