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A Beginning and a Middle and a...
May
7
2:00 PM14:00

A Beginning and a Middle and a...

  • E Block Seminar Room, Gorman Arts Centre (map)
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Artists: Britt Aylen

Are you a teenager and a budding writer? Got a story inside you that you're just burning to tell? In this workshop (designed for adolescents) with TV writer and presenter Britt Aylen, learn how to structure your story in order to make it as powerful and effective as possible.

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Writing New Worlds
May
7
1:00 PM13:00

Writing New Worlds

Artists: Laura E. Goodin

Attention, kids who love Harry Potter, Doctor Who, The Hunger Games, and/or a good, old-fashioned fairy tale! This workshop will take young writers aged 8-15 through the basics of writing their own fantasy and science-fiction stories:  plot, characterisation, and world-building.  By the end of the workshop, each writer will have the makings of a fantastic new story of their very own.

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Words in Space
May
6
11:00 AM11:00

Words in Space

Artists: Jacqueline de Rose-Ahern

Primary-aged kids are invited to take part in this free fun and interactive writing workshop with children's author Jacqueline de Rose Ahern. Kids will be encouraged to write creatively about their surroundings, or the places and spaces they know best.

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Breaking the Rules of Poetry
May
6
10:00 AM10:00

Breaking the Rules of Poetry

Artists: Amarlie Foster

Who said poetry's gotta rhyme? Primary age kids learn how to break the rules of poetry and come up with their very own flavour in this fun and interactive workshop with Amarlie Foster. Amarlie is a writer of poetry and fiction. When she is not writing for herself she is working with students to produce their own best writing.

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Girls Write Up: In partnership with The Stella Prize
May
6
8:00 AM08:00

Girls Write Up: In partnership with The Stella Prize

Artists: Bec Taylor, Neha Kale, Rosanna Stevens, Odette Shenfield, Lorin Elizabeth, Winnie Dunn, Zoya Patel, Karlie Noon and Sharona Lin.

How often are young women constrained by their gender? What if they had the confidence to speak (and write) up against derisive and discriminatory language? Girls Write Up is a gender-inclusive, intersectional, daylong wordfest for teens that teaches empowerment through writing and sharing stories.

Bookings: More information, including bookings, is available on The Stella Prize website.

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