Unlimited Futures with Rafeif Ismail

Past Event


Join editor Rafeif Ismail to hear about Unlimited Futures, an anthology of speculative, visionary fiction from 21 emerging and established First Nations and Black writers which reflects visionary pasts, hopeful futures and the invisible ties between First Nations people and People of Colour.

With works by Tuesday Atzinger, Flora A Chol, Claire G. Coleman, Zena Cumpston, Lisa Fuller, Meleika Gesa-Fatafehi, Yirga Gelaw Woldeyes, Chemutai Glasheen, Genevieve Grieves, Afeif Ismail, Ambelin Kwaymullina, Laniyuk, Maree McCarthy Yoelu, Jasmin McGaughey, Sisonke Msimang, Merryana Salem, Mykaela Saunders, Aïsha Trambas, Alison Whittaker and Jasper Wyld, this is an anthology of the tales they wish had existed when they were growing up in Australia.

About Rafeif Ismail:

Rafeif Ismail is a third culture youth of the Sudanese diaspora. Rafeif sees all forms of art as mediums for change and is committed to creating accessible spaces for young people of marginalised backgrounds in the arts. She is the winner of the 2017 Deborah Cass Prize for writing with the story ‘Almitra Amongst the Ghosts’. Her short story ‘Light at the End’ was published in the anthology Ways of Being Here (Margaret River Press, 2017). She is committed to writing diverse characters and stories in all mediums, is currently working on her first novel and hopes to also one day write for screen.

Bookings essential.

Venue: Library Lounge

Cost: Free

How to Book: 
Email: libadmin@vincent.wa.gov.au 
Phone: 9273 6097
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Beaufort Street Books will be selling copies of Unlimited Futures for $19.99 on the morning. Cash or EFTPOS facilities will be available.

Event Details

Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Venue: City Of Vincent Library, 99 Loftus Street, Leederville, Western Australia, 6007

Cost: Free

Event Date(s)

  • Wednesday 6th April 2022

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