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Story Camp at State Library Victoria

Are you looking for a school holiday program where you can

  • explore the craft of storytelling under the guidance of some of Australia’s finest authors and poets?
  • participate in hands-on workshops to build creative skills and confidence?
  • find out what a career as a professional writer really looks like?

If you answered yes to all of those questions then check out Story Camp at State Library Victoria. Story Camp runs over three days, July 1-3 10 am – 2pm

The facilitators for this Story Camp are:

Maxine Beneba Clarke – leading a workshop on poetry and zine-making.  Maxine is the ABIA and Indie award-winning author of the memoir The hate race, the short fiction collection Foreign soil, the poetry collection Carrying the world and several critically acclaimed children’s books, including the recently released Fashionista. She is the Saturday Paper‘s Poet Laureate.

Caitlin McGregor – leading a workshop on nonfiction writing. Caitlin is an essayist, critic and editor, whose writing has appeared in a range of magazines and literary journals. In 2018 she was an Express Media judge for the John Marsden Prize for Young Writers. She is currently a writer-in-residence at the Melbourne Recital Centre, and is working on her first essay collection.

Amie Green – leading a workshop on fiction writing. Amie is an exhibiting multimedia artist who writes about fat and disability activism, and is passionate about arts education. She currently sits on the Voiceworks editorial committee, and has designed and illustrated for several Melbourne journals and zines.

Go to the website  HERE  for more details and to register and expression on interest.


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The Kermit gif is beautiful!

19th Jun, 19