Arnold Zable

Arnold Zable is a highly acclaimed Australian writer, novelist, storyteller and human rights advocate. His books include Jewels and Ashes, Cafe Scheherazade, The Fig Tree, Scraps of Heaven, Sea of Many Returns, Violin Lessons, and The Fighter. His new book The Watermill was published in March, 2020, alongside a TEXT Classic edition of his novel Café Scheherazade. Arnold has published numerous stories, features, essays, columns, and works for theatre. His many awards include the 2013 Voltaire Prize and the 2017 Australia Council Fellowship for Literature.

 

 

 


Events

Cancelled

Jewish Outback Dreaming

Anna Epstein, author of Melekh Ravitsh: The eccentric outback quest of an urbane Yiddish poet from Poland, and Arnold Zable, Ravitsh’s modern avatar, explore the dreams and idealism of this quixotic figure who nevertheless saw the reality of refugee strivings and a possible solution to them. Moderated by Rebecca Margolis, modern Yiddishist and Director of…

May 4, 2020
1.45pm—2.45pm
Cancelled

Under The Unlikely Influence

Think you know who has influenced some of our most celebrated writers? Think again! Join Lee Kofman and multi-award-winning authors Arnold Zable, Andrea Goldsmith and Bram Presser as they reveal the lesser-known writers who have inspired them and helped shape the way they think and write. You might just discover your next favourite author.

May 3, 2020
3.00pm—4.00pm
Cancelled

Writing the World

As Proust once proclaimed, ‘The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.’ Writers Arnold Zable, Subhash Jaireth and Miriam Sved will talk to Anna Snoekstra about how travelling the world or writing it informs their writing and what it might reveal about them.

May 3, 2020
1.45pm—2.45pm