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Holding space with words and silence across borders and the digisphere


After an invigorating first foray with writers based in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States, Joana Nastari's Holding space is back, thanks to the National Young Writers' Festival (Australia).

Writers from across oceans congregate in an online space with London-based writer and performer, Joana Nastari for an hour's writing ritual.

Allocations for Australian participants are now exhausted but the international ballot is still open. If you'd like to join, fill out the form below or email with your name, country of residence, a one sentence description of an object in your room. And make sure you’re available at the following time on Sunday 4 October.

01:00AM British Summer Time

05:30AM India Standard Time

08:00AM Philippine Standard Time

11:00AM Australian Eastern Daylight Time

13:00PM New Zealand Daylight Time

20:00PM Eastern Daylight Time (Saturday 3 October)

The six writers will be selected at random for this event on 2 October at 11:00 AEST.

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