Nicolas Brasch

Nicolas Brasch has extensive experience in the industry as an award-winning author; teacher of professional and creative writing at Swinburne University, RMIT and other institutions; Chair of Writers Victoria; workshop facilitator; owner of a corporate writing business; and many other positions and endeavours. His latest is Director of Melbourne Jewish Book Week – perhaps the best of all!


Events

Cancelled

Spotlight on Wallace Shawn

Widely acclaimed as an actor, it is Wallace Shawn’s literary achievements that will be the focus of this conversation with MJBW Festival Director, Nicolas Brasch. As a playwright and essayist, Wallace has never shied from controversy, never adhered to conventions and never been afraid to express his views. Discussing everything from My Dinner with Andre to…

May 3, 2020
12.30pm—1.30pm
Cancelled

How Place Shapes Story

While characters are often seen as the pivotal element in stories, landscape and societal factors provide the layers that help readers find deeper meaning, greater connections, and form those all-important pictures in their mind. Few writers understand this better than Deborah Eisenberg (New York), Orly Castel-Bloom (Tel Aviv), and Tony Birch (Melbourne), and they will…

May 3, 2020
4.15pm—5.15pm
Free
Cancelled

Letting Ideas Loose

Kids are impulsive, inquisitive and uninhibited. Their imaginations run wild. Wild is good but in this workshop, run by MJBW Festival Director (and author of more than 400 books for children), Nicolas Brasch, a series of fun imagination exercises will show how to turn those scattered thoughts from different worlds into a cohesive story that…

May 3, 2020
10.00am—11.00am