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EWF Late Night Literature: Imagining Abolitionist Futures

24 June 2021 @ 8:30 pm 9:30 pm

As more attention is being paid to policing and prisons both here and across the world, there are greater calls than ever for their abolition. Yet too often, the voices of those who know the effects of carceral systems most intimately are left out. How can we imagine what a world without police or prisons could really look and feel like? Perhaps listening to the experts is a good place to start.This evening of powerful storytelling will feature artists – who all have lived experiences of incarceration – sharing their dreams of abolitionist futures and visions of how we might actually get there. Our hosts will also read stories submitted by women currently in prison, on their behalf.Hosts: Nayuka and Witt Gorrie
With: Ashleigh Chapman, Tabitha Lean, Keith Quayle and Flick Smith-This event is part of the Emerging Writers’ Festival, held 16–26 June 2021 across Melbourne and online.

23 Meyers Place
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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