Ivan Coyote is an award-winning author of 11 books, and creator of four short films and three albums that combine storytelling and music. The Ottawa Xpress once said that ‘Coyote is to Canadian literature what k.d. lang is to country music: a beautifully odd fixture’. Join Ivan in conversation with Amelia Lush about the complex and intensely personal issues of gender identity, family, class, social justice and queer liberation.

Supported by the Consulate General of Canada, Sydney, and Macquarie University.

Amelia Lush (Australian)

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Amelia Lush is the manager of Better Read Than Dead in Newtown, Sydney and has been working in bookstores for nearly a decade. In 2016, she was named the Penguin Random House Young Bookseller of the Year, and in 2014 won the Elizabeth Reilly Fellowship for Children's Bookselling.