Q&A with Lex Hirst (Part 1)
Q&A

Q&A with Lex Hirst (Part 1)

Read the latest Q&A by Blogger in Residence, Shu-Ling Chua. I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Lex Hirst, one of the 2014-15 Co-Directors for National Young Writers’ Festival (NYWF). A wealth of knowledge (and not just literary!), Lex is an editor at Penguin Random House Australia, co-producer of panel series Junkee Take On  and … Continue reading

Anything But Quiet
Writing Event

Anything But Quiet

Blogger in Residence, Shu-Ling Chua, recently attended the National Young Writers Festival in Newcastle. She shares her thoughts and experiences of this literary event below.  “What happens at a writers’ festival?” my friend asked. “Won’t it be, um, very quiet?” The National Young Writers’ Festival (also known affectionately as NYWF) was anything but. Held annually … Continue reading