Miriam Sved

Miriam Sved is a Melbourne-based novelist and short story writer. Her second novel, A Universe of Sufficient Size (2019), is a story about genius, friendship, secrets and survival. Miriam has been a contributing editor on three feminist anthologies, including #MeToo: Stories from the Australian movement. Her novella, All the Things I Should’ve Given, was a winner of Griffith Review’s 2018 Novella Project, and her short fiction has been widely published.




Family Stories Retold

Award-winning author of The Book of Dirt, Bram Presser talks to Juliet Rieden and Miriam Sved about family stories and the intracacies of weaving truth into tales of fiction; of preserving the facts while filling in the impossible gaps left by the passing of time.

May 4, 2020

#MeToo: Now and Later

Following the arrival of the #MeToo moment, where are we heading? Has real change occurred or are we stuck in an intractable morass? Join Miriam Sved, Ginger Gorman and David Leser as they courageously grapple with this historical turning point and explore subtleties of the new gendered landscape, for good and ill. Moderated by Angela…

May 3, 2020

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