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Michelle Roger was one of six emerging writers who showcased their work at the Writeability Salon at EWF on Sunday 1 June, 2014. Following a series of advocacy and life-writing workshops for writers with disability, the Writeability Salon unearthed the sort of unique and powerful stories that usually go untold. The Write-abilty Salon is supported …

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On blogging and advocacy

WV interviewed award-winning writer, speaker and appearance activist Carly Findlay in the lead-up to her Writeability advocacy writing workshops at this year’s Emerging Writers’ Festival. When did you first start your blog and how has it developed you as a writer? I started this blog in 2009, while I was at university studying my masters …

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My Friend Fox

Heidi Everett was one of five writers with disability who received an inaugural Writeability Fellowship in 2013. The Fellowships, a joint initiative of Writers Victoria and Arts Access Victoria, enabled Heidi to work with mentor Lyndel Caffrey. “My Friend Fox is my story learning to live with schizophrenia and depression and the effects they have …

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Write-ability Fellows announced

Five writers with disability will receive six hours of free mentoring with authors, assessors and industry experts through the second annual Write-ability Fellowships announced this week. Fellowships were awarded to writers working in a range of styles and genres, including memoir, non-fiction, blogging, short story and poetry. “We received more than 35 applications from all …

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The Crier of Greybank

Jack Waghorn was one of five writers with disability who received an inaugural Writeability Fellowship in 2013. The Fellowships, a joint initiative of Writers Victoria and Arts Access Victoria, enabled Jack to work with mentor Bethanie Blanchard. Following is an extract from Jack’s short story, which is part of ‘House of Shadows’ – an anthology …

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