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Writing Climate Fiction

Join Alice Robinson in this full day course about writing climate fiction.

Attempting to write strong climate fiction invites all kinds of possibilities. Climate fiction can involve drawing together real-world observation with speculative leaps of imagination. It can utilise literary and / or genre writing techniques for utopian or apocalyptic outcomes. It can be set in our known world, or in invented lands; in the present, past or future; involve human and / or nonhuman characters; and take up a range of forms from the traditional to the experimental. Join award winning ‘cli-fi’ writer Alice Robinson for this one-day hands-on exploration of writing the climate.


  • When: Saturday 21 October 2023, 10am-4pm
  • Where: The Wheeler Centre, 176 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne
  • With: Alice Robinson

About the Tutor

A black and white photo of Alice Robinson smiling at the camera

Alice Robinson is the author of two novels, with two more forthcoming, all with Affirm Press. Her debut novel, Anchor Point (2015),was longlisted for the Stella Prize and the Indie Book Awards. The Glad Shout (2019)wasshortlisted for an Aurealis Award and The Colin Roderick Literary Award and won the Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction. Alice earned a PhD in Creative Writing at Victoria University in 2012.  

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