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Cause for hope: notes from the NT Writers Festival

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‘Returning’ – in Arrernte, ‘lyapirtneme’ – something growing back, like new shoots after fire: this was the theme of the NT Writers Festival that took place over the weekend. But how much renewal can there be when the pressures are immense?  KIERAN FINNANE found some resilient and optimistic responses.

NT Writers Festival salutes the 'lifelines that join and cross'

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"This is what the world aspires to have,” said Abe Nouk,  Sudanese-born now Australian spoken word artist, one of the festival's guests. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

'Inheritors of our ancestors’ voices': writers festival opens

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Writers take their inspiration from the theme of "crossings" – two roads meeting that “neither block nor erase one another but travel together”. KIERAN FINNANE  reports.

Meeting at the crossing

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Talking of story rather than writing opens up the possibilities of a genuine meeting of minds at the annual NT Writers’ Festival, to be held this year in Alice Springs. KIERAN FINNANE speaks with festival director Dani Powell (pictured).

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