Aurealis editor at the Sydney Writers Festival
Aurealis editor, Stuart Mayne will be appearing at the Sydney Writer's Festival this year. The session, titled:
Right Down to the Plumbing: Speculative Fiction and World-building
will be held at the Blacktown Library, Tuesday, 20 May 2008 from 6:30pm-7:30pm. Presenters will include prominent Australia SF authors D M Cornish and David Kowalski. The facilitator for this panel will be Ms Judith Ridge.
The panel will discuss Speculative and fantasy fiction and how it continues to grow in popularity with readers of all ages. How do writers create engaging and believable worlds? How does character contribute to world-building and what cultural influences are at play? D.M. Cornish, David Kowalski and Stuart Mayne discuss with Judith Ridge.