|Blak & Bright First Nations Literary Festival|
Blak Mama: Five plays in a day
September 8, 2019 @ 10.30am—5.30pm
Grant Street Theatre - Building 872, Victorian College of the Arts, Grant St, Southbank
Five First Nations playwrights. Five full-length play readings. All in one day. Plays include Coconut Woman by Maryanne Sam, Flashblaks by Jacob Boehme, Cottagers and Indians by Drew Hayden Taylor, MiWi 3027 by Glenn Shea, and Swim by Ellen van Neerven. FREE, bookings essential - visit https://blakandbright.com.au
Blak & Bright First Nations Literary Festival is Australia’s only literary festival dedicated to showcasing First Nations writers and stories. The four day showcase celebrates the diverse expressions of First Nations writers, covering all genres from oral stories to epic novels, speculative fiction, spoken word and splendid song, philosophy, plays and poetry, kids events and the relearning of traditional languages, With over 60 artists from across the country, the Festival aims to build and broaden the readership and audiences for First Nations writing and storytelling.