How the Sports Writers Festival gave Yoshi some ideas

Japanese Correspondent Yoshi is in Melbourne for a short break and he enjoyed the Sports Writers Festival with a few of the Almanackers. He found some inspiration to keep pushing himself as a writer.

Sports Writers Festival – a terrific event organised by Francis Leach

Sports Writers Festival 2017: Yvette Wroby, Kate O’Hallaran and Yoshi Imagawa are just three of the Almanackers who are heading to the Sports Writers Festival 2017 in Melbourne come 28-29th October. Yvette is champing at the bits. There are some terrific speakers.

Gideon Haigh, Alicia Sometimes and John Harms at Readings (Carlton)

Our Sporting Life is out now. Contributors Gideon Haigh, Alicia Sometimes and John Harms will be in conversation with Griffith Review editor Julianne Schultz at Readings in Carlton on Wednesday, August 10.

Rotary Lunch: John Harms, Alicia Sometimes and Nicole Hayes at Brunswick St. Oval (May 28)

Come one, come all, to the Brunswick Street Oval for lunch this Saturday (May 28). John Harms will chat with Alicia Sometimes and Nicole Hayes – editors of the book “From the Outer: footy like you’ve never heard it.” [Bookings are open – Ed].

Book now for Willy Lit Fest: Stereo Stories, A Passion For Footy, and more.

Time for music-loving Almanackers to book at table at the next Stereo Stories show and see Smokie Dawson on his home ground, sharing the Stereo Stories stage with the band and several writers, including Andy Griffiths and Brian Nankervis.

Book event: From the Outer this Wednesday at Readings in Carlton

Alicia Sometimes and Nicole Hayes book of footy writing – with pieces by a diverse range of contributors – is being launched on Wednesday (April 20) night at Readings.

Women Writing Footy – A Wheeler Centre Symposium Invitation

The Wheeler Centre hosts a discussion on women and footy writing with panel of first-round [literary] draft picks including Catherine Harris, Nicole Hayes, Miriam Sved and Triple R’s Alicia Sometimes from The Breakfasters. Get along and get involved!

The path to enlightenment: sport v art

Tinsel Tony Wilson, Ange Pippos and I were definitely wearing the white shorts for this one. The debate at the Ian Potter Museum of Art attracted a terrific audience (very responsive). But we got flogged by Robert Nelson, Alicia Sometimes and Justin Heazlewood (hearty congratulations). Thanks to Dave O’Neill for sitting in the chair.

The Great Debate. The path to enlightenment: sport or art?

Come and see sport and art fight it out at The Ian Potter Museum of Art. Wednesday Nov 12. Details in this post.