Jess Holly Bates is a Pakeha artist, writer, performer and theatre maker based in Auckland, NZ. After completing her MA Thesis on critical whiteness and embodied colonialism, she ventured into creative practice. In 2014, Anahera Press published her acclaimed and searing work of poetic theatre Real Fake White Dirt, awarded Best Writing at NZ Fringe (2015), and performed from Edinburgh to Wellington. In 2013 she was awarded the Playmarket Best NZ Script for her short work Lucky C*ntry (Short and Sweet Festival). Her latest work, The Offensive Nipple Show, comes to the Sydney and Melbourne Fringe later this year.
Tuesday 21 June, 10:30am
Late Night Lit: Cult Friction
Wednesday 15 June, 9:00pm
Golden Ticket 2016
Golden Tickets are your passport to the whole festival and the best value way to get the most out of EWF - panels, performances, masterclasses and selected workshops.
The Tales of Many Cities: Comic Books and Graphic Novels Workshop
Saturday 18 June, 12:00pm
Festival Long Events: The Reading Room
Festival Long. The Reading Room will be open from 12pm - 3pm each day (excluding the 18th & 19th June).