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Border Crossings: Facts, Failure and the Ghostliness of Fiction

Autofiction has been rising in popularity over the years, with authors such as Teju Cole, Karl Ove Knausgaard, Rachel Cusk, and Sheila Heti all experimenting with the genre. It’s a form which plays with the questions of what fiction is, how it works on the reader, and the complex relationship between fact and fiction. 

In this thought-provoking in-conversation session, award-winning authors Miles Allinson and André Dao will unpack fiction writing, discussing André’s autofiction, Anam, and the murky boundaries around truth, genre, memory, uncertainty, responsibility, failure, and freedom in fiction writing.

Dive deep into autofiction and the craft of fiction writing in this discussion between Miles and André, which will address the following questions:

If you’re a fiction writer, don’t miss  this in-depth exploration of the craft of fiction writing.

There will be time for questions.


A private link of the session recording will be provided to enrolled participants only and available for a limited period of 10 days. Once the viewing period has expired the recording will no longer be available to view. 

Handouts and slides will be provided to all registered participants if used in the session.

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