with James Bradley, Jess Scully and Sean Williams / Middle & YA Day
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In a time of crisis what are the ways forward? What possibilities have been created by science, community and technology? A stellar line up of contemporary authors, including Sydney’s Deputy Lord Mayor Jess Scully (Glimpses of Utopia), James Bradley (The Ghost Species) and Sean Williams (Twinmaker) as they discuss visions of the future and imagine new realities.
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James Bradley is the author of five novels: Ghost Species, Wrack, The Deep Field, The Resurrectionist and Clade, and a book of poetry, Paper Nautilus. His books have won or been shortlisted for a number of major Australian and international literary awards and have been widely translated.
Jess Scully is an advocate for the creative economy and the role of cities in a fair future. She is the Deputy Lord Mayor of Sydney: previously, Jess curated projects including Vivid Ideas and TEDxSydney, worked as a public art curator, policy advisor and magazine editor. Glimpses of Utopia is her first book.
Sean Williams was born in the dry, flat lands of South Australia, where he still lives with his wife and family. He is the author of over 40 novels and 120 published short stories for children and adults. Sean’s latest novel, Impossible Music, came out in July 2019.