A Sydney Writers’ Festival crowd favourite, Erotic Fan Fiction returns for one seedy night only with brand-new filth written by some of Australia’s most exciting writers. This event promises to conjure up a different kind of adults-only magic. Eddie Sharp hosts guests including Charlie Garber, Nayuka Gorrie, Andrew O’Keefe and Jordan Raskopoulos.
Presented with Erotic Fan Fiction. Supported by the University of Sydney.
Nayuka Gorrie (Australian)
Nayuka Gorrie is a Gunai/Kurnai, Gunditjmara, Wiradjuri and Yorta Yorta writer. Nayuka writes social commentary and television comedy.
Andrew O’Keefe (Australian)
Host of the Seven Network’s hugely successful shows The Chase Australia, Deal or No Deal, and Weekend Sunrise, Andrew O’Keefe has entertained television audiences for 15 years as one of Australia’s most well-known and versatile performers. In 2018, he performed AOK Shouts JOK to sell-out houses at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival. This show, which is a searingly honest and moving story of the life of Andrew's uncle (legendary rocker Johnny O'Keefe) will tour nationally commencing September 2019. Andrew started life as a lawyer, working in commercial litigation for 5 years, and for a short time at the NSW Public Interest Advocacy Centre. Andrew is a passionate advocate of social-justice causes, most notably in his role as founding member and past-Chairman of the White Ribbon Foundation (Australia), a nationwide not-for-profit organisation dedicated to eliminating all forms of violence against women.
Jordan Raskopoulos (Australian)
Jordan Raskopoulos is a popular comedian, digital content creator, and speaker. She’s best known as the lead singer of the musical comedy group The Axis of Awesome, her Ted Talk on anxiety, as well as her campaign to change Australia Day to May 8, Maaaate.
Charlie Garber (Australian)
Charlie Garber's TV writing credits include Sando, Squinters, and No Activity. He is an actor across stage and sceen and has collaborated on numerous popular theatre works.
Eddie Sharp (Australian)
Eddie Sharp is a writer, comedian and broadcaster based in Sydney. He curates and hosts Erotic Fan Fiction at Giant Dwarf, hosts and produces a Sunday morning comedy show on FBi Radio and presents segments for ABC's The Mix. He has performed at Sydney Opera House, Sydney Biennale, Melbourne Comedy Festival and Kaldor Public Art Projects.