Word for Word: Opening Night - Sand Talk

Join us for a very special opening night celebration that includes an opening address in Wadawarrung language by Corrina Eccles. Then Harriet Gaffney will sit down with author, artist and senior lecturer in Indigenous Knowledge at Deakin University, Tysion Yunkaporta, to discuss his book Sand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World.

The evening also includes the announcement by Express Media of the 2019 Deakin University Non-Fiction Prize for talented young writers.

Presented in partnership with Deakin University’s School of Communication and Creative Arts.


15 November 2019, 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM


  • Wurdi Youang, Geelong Library & Heritage Centre 51 Little Malop St


  • Adult: $22.00
  • Concession: $18.50


  • Change room facilities
  • First Aid available
  • Seating/viewing areas
  • Toilets available
  • Undercover areas
  • Wheelchair accessible


Word for Word Festival Staff

Email: info@wordforwordfestival.com.au

Phone: (03) 4201 0500

Associated organisation: Word for Word National Non-Fiction Festival

Page last updated: Thursday, 17 October 2019