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Rachel Watts

Writer
Participates in 3 items

Rachel Watts is an award-winning journalist and a writer of literary and speculative fiction.

She holds a Master's Degree in Media and Communication and teaches creative writing to adults and teenagers.

Her short stories and non-fiction have been published by Westerly, Island, Kill Your Darlings, Tincture and more.

Rachel Watts lives in Perth, Western Australia. Her climate change, speculative fiction novella Survival is available in stores now.

Sessions in which Rachel Watts participates

Saturday 31 March, 2018

Time Zone: (GMT+08:00) Perth
11:30 AM
11:30 AM
Book launch: Survival by Rachel Watts
30 minutes, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Pan Pacific Perth - Meeting Room 6

Book Signings

Rachel Watts (Participant)

Join Rachel Watts to celebrate the launch of Survival, a young adult novella.Ignorance is cheap. And then it costs you everything...

Sunday 1 April, 2018

Time Zone: (GMT+08:00) Perth
10:00 AM
10:00 AM
With a whimper, not a bang
1 hour, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Pan Pacific Perth - West Grand River

Panel

Rachel Watts (Participant)

Elaine Walker (Ariaflame) (Participant)

Cat Sparks (Participant)

Rather than ending in a loud, messy apocalyptic bang, what if climate change turns out to be a slow, terrible descent into poor drinking water, mos...

Monday 2 April, 2018

Time Zone: (GMT+08:00) Perth
11:00 AM
11:00 AM
Apocalyptic outback Australia
1 hour, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Pan Pacific Perth - West Grand River

Panel

Dr Cathy Cupitt (Moderator)

Mrs Davina Watson (Participant)

Rachel Watts (Participant)

Ryan J Griffen, National Guest of Honour (Participant)

Jack Bridges Jack (Participant)

Some non-urban regions of Australia seem like the apocalypse has already arrived. (Ever driven through a small wheatbelt town on a Sunday afternoon...

Sessions in which Rachel Watts attends

Friday 30 March, 2018

Time Zone: (GMT+08:00) Perth
4:00 PM
4:00 PM

Pan Pacific Perth - West Grand River

Workshop

PRK (Moderator)

Foz Meadows (Participant)

Mx Anna Hepworth (Participant)

The panel work their way through historical, theoretical and fictional alternatives to the shitshow we are in. Then they get angry. Then they make ...
4:30 PM
4:30 PM

Pan Pacific Perth - East Grand River

Talk

Cat Sparks (Participant)

Anthropocene fiction/Cli Fi is being touted as the contemporary literature of our Earth in transformation, exploring impacts and effects of climate...
6:00 PM
6:00 PM
Australian Landscapes as Characters
1 hour, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Pan Pacific Perth - East Grand River

Panel

Dr Cathy Cupitt (Moderator)

Shasta Calvo (Participant)

Mx Anna Hepworth (Participant)

Ryan J Griffen, National Guest of Honour (Participant)

From the deserts to the suburbs*, Australian landscapes have been turned into important characters in their own right, particularly in YA sf and fa...

Saturday 31 March, 2018

Time Zone: (GMT+08:00) Perth
2:00 PM
2:00 PM
Aurealis Awards Ceremony
2 hours, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Pan Pacific Perth - Meeting Room 5

Keynote

    The 2017 Aurealis Awards are for works of speculative fiction by authors, editors and illustrators. The Au...
Aurealis Awards Ceremony
2 hours, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Pan Pacific Perth - Meeting Room 7

Keynote

Aurealis Award Ceremony
2 hours, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Pan Pacific Perth - Meeting Room 6

Keynote

    The 2017 Aurealis Awards are for works of speculative fiction by authors, editors and illustrators. The Aurealis Awards are a se...