Join us for the launch of the 2017 UTS Writers’ Anthology, And Watch The Whale Explode, with a foreword by poet and author Fiona Wright. In its 31st year, the anthology brings together some of Australia’s most exciting emerging writers of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and script. Fiona introduces the event, which includes readings by contributors and the announcement of the winner of the annual UTS Writing Prize.

Fiona Wright (Australian)

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Fiona Wright’s book of essays Small Acts of Disappearance won the 2016 Kibble Award and the Queensland Literary Award for non-fiction, and her poetry collection Knuckled, won the 2012 Dame Mary Gilmore Award. She has recently completed a PhD at Western Sydney University’s Writing & Society Research Centre, and is the CAL New Writer in Residence at UTS.