Events & Workshops

Benjamin LawFeature Writing and the Business of Freelancing with Benjamin Law

10am–4pm Saturday 5 September

How do you transition from the occasional article to regular commissions? Join Benjamin Law as he explores the essentials of successful freelance writing, and illuminates the business of freelancing in an ever competitive market.

Benjamin Law is a journalist, columnist and screenwriter. He is the author of two books – The Family Law (2010) and Gaysia: Adventures in the Queer East (2012).

Buried Treasure and Treasure Hunt with Lizz Murphy

10:30am-1:30pm Saturdays 5 and 12 September

Uncover, discover, excavate, explore - your life experiences are buried treasure just waiting to be crafted into poetry. Attend one or both workshops

Lizz Murphy has published 12 books of different kinds, including seven poetry titles. She is widely published in Australia and overseas.

Writing for Children with Susanne Gervay

10am–4pm Sunday 26 September

Kids' writing involves a broad range of mediums but all include writing, craft, editing, critiquing, industry knowledge, the pitch and pathways to publication.

Awarded an Order of Australia for children’s literature, Susanne Gervay is published in Australia and internationally. Her children’s books cross all ages from picture books to young adult novels.


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