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Late Night Library: Read to me

Join local cartoonists, writers, illustrators, comedians and musicians for 3 nights of graphic storytelling

Produced by the City of Sydney

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City of Sydney library presents Read to me, fresh from a year-long residency at Knox Street Bar. Join local cartoonists, writers, photographers, illustrators, comedians, musicians and radio makers for three nights of graphic storytelling like no other.

Sharing stories about identity, family and place, no genre is out of bounds for our storytellers. You’ll see and hear everything from autobiography, fantasy, science fiction, journalism and much more.

Tuesday 12 November
To kick off the series, Walkley award-winning cartoonist Safdar Ahmed will tell stories about identity and be joined by Elin Andersson, Claudia Chinyere Akole, Samuel Luke, Pat Grant, the Refuge Art Project and FBi Radio’s All The Best with a story by Chloe Gillespie and pictures by Tayla Colley.

Tuesday 19 November
Hear from crime fiction author Peter Doyle and Vanessa Berry, author of Mirror Sydney. Other performers include cartoonists Eleri Harris and Jin Lau, graphic novelist Joshua Santospirito and storytellers from All The Best Radio documentary show. The Refuge Art Project will be joining in the evening alongside Lizzie Nagy and Alice Wong

Tuesday 26 November
Join comedian Paul McDermott, author Ceridwen Dovey with Eliza Bell & animator Tayla Colley to hear stories about family. Director and animator Marieka Walsh, illustrator Ilana Bodenstien, artist Fionn McCabe, cartoonists Marc Pearson and Michael Hawkins, animator Evie Helliar and FBi Radio’s All The Best with Lisa Paar & Isaac Wilcox will also be appearing.

Sharing stories layered with pathos and humour that emerge from marrying voice and image, Read to me is a truly immersive event. You won’t want to miss this intimate and unique storytelling experience.

Suitable for ages 18 years and over.

Supported by All The Best Radio



Tuesdays, 7.30pm to 9.30pm

Tuesday 12 November to Tuesday 26 November 2019



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