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 is a writer, editor and critic from Sydney. Her book of essays Small Acts of Disappearance won the 2016 Kibble Award and the Queensland Literary Award for non-fiction. Her poetry collections are Knuckled, which won the 2012 Dame Mary Gilmore Award, and Domestic Interior (Giramondo, 2017). Her new essay collection is forthcoming this year.