The Body Politic
with Desireé Dallagiacomo

11:00am
Sunday, 20 October

“The personal is political” Audre Lorde reminds us. By just living and breathing in our everyday lives, we are political beings. As poets and writers, we are the storytellers of the people we come from. In this workshop, expect rich and honest conversation, expect to leave with a new poem, and expect to explore how your personhood is related to the big big world of politics, and expect to learn how to use your everyday experiences to tell big truths.

Freelancing
with Ginger Gorman

10:00am
Saturday, 26 October

Ever wish you could diversify your income streams through freelance writing? Or do you desire more flexibility in your approach to work? Professional freelance writers turn these dreams into reality through hard work and industry know-how. Kickstart your career in this six-hour intensive on the ins and outs of freelancing. This workshop is suitable for those who need help turning their writing skills into income or rejuvenating their freelancing career.

Picture Book Perfection
with Irma Gold

10:00am
Saturday, 9 November

In this workshop you’ll learn everything you wanted to know about writing picture books. As both an author and an editor working in children’s publishing, Irma will give participants an honest and realistic insight into the publishing industry. You’ll learn how to create work that young readers will love, and explore and develop new ideas through exercises.