Straight Out of Brisbane

SOOB Writing + Spoken Word

SOOB Writing + Spoken Word

Alt.Careers.Day :: Unearthed
Alt.Careers.Day :: Creative Oppurtunities Expo
Creative Commmons For Writers
When Reviewers Attack!
Grotesque Voiceworks
The Role Of Independant Publications In A One Paper Town
Let's Write About Sex, Baby
Getting It Out There
SOOB Zine Fair
Slam The Body Politik + SOOB :: New Writing Launch

Why are we doing SOOB?

To our eye the Brisbane arts scene is institutionalised and hostile to emerging artists. SOOB is one response ...
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This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.

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Writing + Spoken Word

The SOOB writing program will feature a brand new publication of emerging Queensland writing, SOOB:: NEW WRITING


SOOB Writing + Spoken Word

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Writing Coordinator: Chad Parkhill
Spoken Word Coordinator: Mandy Beaumont

Brisbane?s writing scene is on the cusp of something big. Recent Brisbane-based successes have paved the way for a new model of viewing Brisbane?s writing scene ? not merely a springboard to brighter and better things interstate and overseas, but a location and culture to cultivate viable success. The writing and spoken word program is dedicated to bringing vibrant new voices from out of Brisbane?s cultural woodwork, and focuses on ways that emerging Brisbane writers can start to make themselves heard.

Thanks: Joanna Coltman, Craig Bolland, Benjamin Law and, most importantly, all of our panelists and performers for their enthusiasm and dedication.

2004 SOOB Writing :: Quick Guide

Alt.Careers.Day :: Unearthed Sunday 05 Dec, All day :: Festival Club
Alt.Careers.Day :: Creative Oppurtunities Expo Sunday 05 Dec, All day :: Festival Club
Speedpoets Sunday 05 Dec, 2.00 6.00pm ::
Creative Commmons For Writers Friday 10 Dec, 2.00pm 4.00pm :: TC Beirne Centre
When Reviewers Attack! Friday 10 Dec, 6.00 8.00pm :: Spark Bar, Brisbane Powerhouse
Grotesque Voiceworks Friday 10 Dec, 8.00pm - 9.30pm :: Spark Bar, Brisbane
The Role Of Independant Publications In A One Paper Town Saturday 11 Dec, 12.00pm 2.00pm :: Performance Space
Let's Write About Sex, Baby Saturday 11 Dec, 2.00pm 4.00pm :: Level 2/Judith Wright Centre
Getting It Out There Saturday 11 Dec, 4.00pm 6.00pm :: Level 2 / Judith Wright Centre
SOOB Zine Fair Sunday 12 Dec, 1.00pm 4.00pm :: Visible Ink Building
Slam The Body Politik + SOOB :: New Writing Launch Sunday 12 Dec, 5.00pm 7.00pm :: Performance Space




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