Writers in Conversation
January 31 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bobuq Sayed and Adolfo Aranjuez are friends and colleagues in Archer magazine. As writers and editors, they are an intrinsic part of Melbourne’s queer lit scene.
Join them as they discuss their writing, their inspiration and on their own writing and the direction of queer stories for a new generation.
Adolfo Aranjuez is an editor of the film and media periodical Metro and editor-in-chief of sexuality and gender magazine Archer. He is also a freelance writer, speaker and dancer. Adolfo’s nonfiction and poetry have appeared in Meanjin, Overland, Right Now, Peril and elsewhere, and he has worked with and performed for various organisations including the Melbourne Writers Festival, Midsumma, ABC TV and the Melbourne International Film Festival.
Bobuq Sayed is a freelance writer, interdisciplinary artist and community organiser of the Afghan diaspora. They co-edit Archer Magazine and they are the founder of the QTPOC activist collective, Colour Tongues. Bobuq’s work has appeared in Kill Your Darlings, Black Girl Dangerous, Overland, The Lifted Brow, ACMI, Peril Magazine and Vice.