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Arnold Zable - Writer & Storyteller
Arnold Zable is an award winning writer, novelist, storyteller and human rights advocate situated in Melbourne, Australia.

Events

Workshops, talks, panels, in-conversations, story telling, writers festivals.

[Archived] Public Lecture Darwin: The Humanising Power of Story

1 November 2014 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm (AEST)

Ticket price: $10.00 (Concession: $0.00)

The Humanising Power of Story A talk by Arnold Zable presented by the NT Writers Centre in association with the Darwin Asylum seeker Support and Advocacy Network. Stories humanise. Stories provide a voice to the voiceless. Stories are a means of bearing witness, and empowering the traumatised and excluded. Stories cross cultural boundaries and expo...  Read more »

[Archived] Writing Workshop: The Art of Story

11 October 2014 from 10:00am to 5:00pm (AEST)
Allen & Unwin - Melbourne
Ticket price: $295.00

You have a story to tell, or an idea for a story, perhaps several ideas. Taken from life, your own life, or what you have observed in others. Perhaps you have begun to write it, and are stuck. The most important question is: What is the best way to tell the story? As fiction or non-fiction? Novel or memoir; short story or feature? The borderline be...  Read more »

[Archived] Melbourne UNESCO City of Literature Oration

31 May 2014 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm (AEST)
The Library at The Dock, 107 Victoria Harbour Promenade, Docklands
Ticket price: $0.00

Presented by acclaimed author, Arnold Zable, the Oration will celebrate Melbourne's status as a UNESCO City of Literature and mark the opening of Docklands' spectacular new community hub at the intersection of Bourke and Collins streets.  Docklands' next generation Library at The Dock will open its doors with the inaugural Melbourne UNESCO City of ...  Read more »

[Archived] The Cry of the Excluded: A Writer's Perspective

29 May 2014 from 6:15pm to 7:30pm (AEST)
Latham Theatre, Redmond Barry Building, The University of Melbourne
Ticket price: $0.00

We all have a story to tell, and the denial of the story can lead to despair. This despair is the age-old cry of the excluded. Drawing on his journey as a writer and as a human rights advocate, Zable will explore this cry in contemporary settings, and recent history, and explore ways of enabling the excluded to have their cry heard, their stories t...  Read more »

[Archived] Oceans Apart: Towards a Humane Asylum Seeker Policy

13 April 2014 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm (AEST)
Glen Eira Town Hall
Ticket price: $10.00

On Sunday April 13 Arnold Zable chairs a talk and fundraiser for the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre. Hear the inspiring Kon Karapanagiotidis, CEO and Founder of the ASRC speak on asylum seeker policy, and contribute to their extraordinary programs for asylum seekers.    Read more »

[Archived] Workshop -The Art of Story: Fiction and Non-Fiction

22 March 2014 from 10:00am to 4:00pm (AEST)
NSW Writers' Centre
Ticket price: $180.00 (Concession: $110.00)

You have a story to tell, or an idea for a story, perhaps several ideas. Taken from life, your own life, or what you have observed in others. Perhaps you have begun to write it, and are stuck. The most important question is: What is the best way to tell the story? As fiction or non-fiction? Novel or memoir; short story or feature? The borderline be...  Read more »

[Archived] Journeys to Ithaca: an evening of story and song

9 March 2014 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm (AEST)
The Hellenic Museum
Ticket price: $0.00

Acclaimed Australian author and storyteller Arnold Zable weaves tales of journeys to Ithaca accompanied byaward winning singer/songwriter Anthea Sidiropoulos. Zable first journeyed to Greece in 1973, and over the years has spent time on Ithaca, home to the legendary Odysseus. Drawing upon his novel Sea of Many Returns,the stories of his wife’s Itha...  Read more »

[Archived] Asylum Seekers, Activism and Writing: Arnold Zable in conversation with Rai Gaita

5 March 2014 from 7:30pm to 9:00pm (AEST)
Phee Broadway Theatre, Mechanics Lane, Castlemaine
Ticket price: $15.00

The first in a series of conversations with a duel purpose to raise funds for a local environmental protest campaign, as well as initiating public discussion on contemporary issues.   Read more »