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Writers in Conversation


Thu 31 Jan 2019, 6:30pm–7:30pm

Where: Newport Community Hub, 13 Mason Street, Newport, Victoria

Restrictions: All Ages

Registration Types:

  • Standard: Free
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Listed by: Midsumma Festival

Bobuq Sayed and Adolfo Aranjuez are friends and colleagues on Archer magazine. As writers and editors they are an intrinsic part of Melbourne’s queer lit scene.
Join them as they discuss their writing, their inspiration and the direction of queer stories for a new generation.

Adolfo Aranjuez
Adolfo Aranjuez is an editor of the film and media periodical Metro and editor-in-chief of sexuality and gender magazine Archer. He is also a freelance writer, speaker and dancer. Adolfo’s nonfiction and poetry have appeared in Meanjin, Overland, Right Now, Peril and elsewhere, and he has worked with and performed for various organisations including the Melbourne Writers Festival, Midsumma, ABC TV and the Melbourne International Film Festival.

Bobuq Sayed
Bobuq Sayed is a freelance writer, interdisciplinary artist and community organiser of the Afghan diaspora. They co-edit Archer Magazine and they are the founder of the QTPOC activist collective, Colour Tongues. Bobuq’s work has appeared in Kill Your Darlings, Black Girl Dangerous, Overland, The Lifted Brow, ACMI, Peril Magazine and Vice.