Special Event

Closing Address: Transcendence

Indian-Canadian novelist Anosh Irani will close the Brisbane Writers Festival with a lecture on how reading can transcend our world view. Anosh's books, plays and screenplays have inspired readers across the world, as has his own passion towards writing and storytelling. Following his journey at the Festival, UPLIT are proud to welcome Anosh Irani to present the final event of the 2017 Brisbane Writers Festival.

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Anosh Irani

Anosh Irani


Anosh Irani's latest novel, The Parcel, was a finalist for the Governor General's Literary award, the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, and the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize.  It was chosen as one of the Books of the Year by The Globe and Mail, National Post, CBC, and the Quill & Quire.  His play, Bombay Black, won the Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding New Play, and his anthology, The Bombay Plays, was a finalist for the Governor General's Literary Award.

Auditorium 1, State Library of Queensland

Stanley Place, South Brisbane QLD 4101, Australia

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