The Great Debate
The Novel is Dead: Long Live the Novel!
Are novels ‘alive’ compared to television, social media and fan-fiction?
In our digital age, is technology sending the printed book into decline or is the chance to escape into the pages of a novel more important than ever?
Book your seat now to witness firsthand as our teams trade wit and words about whether the novel is not just dying, but already underground.
Team Affirmative: Robert Gott, Vikki Petraitis, Mikey Robins
Team Negative: David Astle, Sean Dooley, Margaret Linley
MC: Angela Pippos
6:00 pm – Pre-debate Drinks
7:00 pm – Debate commences
Presented in partnership with Rydges Geelong