Glass Wings: Our 20th Birthday Party!

Join us in the celebrations

Glass Wings 2004 party
  • 1969: The first internet is created.
  • 1993: The World Wide Web is popularised with the creation of Mosaic web browser.
  • 1994: Glass Wings, Australia's first commercial literary webzine is launched.

This year Glass Wings will be celebrating twenty years on the Web and twenty years of serving fine arts and literature. Katherine Phelps, author of Surf's Up: Internet Australian Style (Reed Books), and Andrew Pam, chief scientist on Project Xanadu, are the founders of this electronic publication. They will be celebrating at Writers Victoria in The Wheeler Centre with food, drinks, literary readings, and talks about the past and future of electronic publishing.

The line up for the evening include:
Poet: Tim Hamilton
Comedian: Ben McKenzie
Comedian: Michael Connell
A webcast: words from Ted Nelson, the man who conceived of hypermedia in the 1960s.

Glass Wings has published works from people such as National Book Award winner and Pulitzer Prize committee member Charles Johnson, former Melbourne Writers Festival director Steve Grimwade, 3RRR radio host and poet Alicia Sometimes, poet Adam Ford, and more.

Venue: Writers Victoria—The Wheeler Centre
176 Lt Lonsdale St, Melbourne
Date: Friday 14 March
Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm
Tickets: Free
Bookings: Trybooking

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