Canadian writer, musician and storyteller Ivan Coyote tackles issues of diversity in art, and expectations that are placed on artists. Ivan is interested in ‘the phenomenon that authors who are not straight white men are often expected to talk about nothing other than how we are not straight white men’. Ivan’s work often grapples with the complex and personal issues of gender identity, as well as topics such as family, class, social justice and queer liberation.

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