Generation Women


Originally conceived in New York and performing in Sydney for the very first time,
Generation Women is an intimate female literary salon that brings together women of all

At this unique, cross-generational storytelling night, six women of note are invited to read an
original piece on a theme. Of those women, one is in her 20s, her 30s, her 40s, her 50s, her
60s and her 70s. The theme for the inaugural show is “My First Time Saying No!”. Boasting
an all-star line-up of Sydney’s best and brightest women, this special night will be one for the


Nakkiah Lui (Black Comedy, Kiki and Kitty)

Melina Marchetta (Looking for Alibrandi, On the Jellicoe Road)

Sarah Oakes (Gourmet Traveller)

Eva Cox (Humanist of the Year)

Jacqueline Maley (Sydney Morning Herald)

Hosted by Georgia Clark.

Generation Women does something remarkable. Not only does it create unbreakable bonds
between the women speakers, but it bonds us to the audience. It opened up my world, made me
feel brave and empowered—and hey, it was so, so much fun.
— Caroline Leavitt, author

This is just what women need right now, at a time when we’re trying to be strong and stand up
for our rights.
— Barbara Collins Bowie, civil rights activist

Your vision is powerful, Georgia. Uniting women across generations as we tell our stories and
listen deeply to each other is transformational. Thank you.
— Janice Maffei, playwright

Tickets $20 standard / $15 concession / $25 on the door

Doors at 6:30pm for a 7:30pm start: grab a drink and mingle before the show!

Giant Dwarf is a licensed venue. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.


  • Generation Women
    11 December 2017
    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm



199 Cleveland Street, Redfern, Sydney, 2016, Australia