Anna Piper Scott stars in a controversial new work that asks, "How did one of the world's most celebrated authors become one of the most hated?"

In this rare and exclusive literary event, join world-renowned children's author JK (as played by Anna Piper Scott) for an exclusive, hard hitting one-on-one interview. Her books have been read and loved worldwide, and her magical world lives in the hearts of millions of adults and children. However, in recent years, her novels have receded into the background as her controversial political views have taken centre stage.

Some consider her to be the saviour of modern feminism. Others consider her to be the face of a hate movement.

This original play places two oppositional forces against each other in an attempt to unmask the millionaire and reconcile the feelings of former fans and those on the fence. Often illuminating, sometimes infuriating, and always candid, she finally answers the questions she never gets asked, and gives the answers she's always wanted to give.

A must-see for book-lovers, feminists, and women of all backgrounds.

The session on Friday 20th Oct - 9:30pm will be Auslan interpreted by Mac Gordon and Gus Burgess

Event Access

Auslan interpreted by Mac Gordon and Gus Burgess on Friday 20th October 9:30pm

Venue Access

Festival Hub: Trades Hall - Quilt Room is wheelchair accessible.

The entrance to the venue is on Lygon St. You can head up the front stairs and through the main doors, from there head right to get to the Loading Dock.
If you need step free access, there is lift at the front of the building and our team will be able to guide you from there to the Loading Dock.

Once you're in the Loading Dock you can head straight through to the Victoria Street Building and up the stairs. On the first floor of this building, the Quilt Room is to the right, on the eastern edge of this hallway.

Event type

Other accessible and inclusive event

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