This half-day workshop is an interactive and supportive space to explore how our experiences of disabilities enrich our writing, and how we as writers respond to the stereotypes and biases against disability.
You will learn
to embrace being you, and how to dodge the tragic/inspirational stereotype
about the various ways disability is represented in literature
about making vulnerability your strength
About Micheline Lee
Micheline Lee’s novel, 'The Healing Party', was shortlisted for the Victorian Premier's Literary Award; longlisted for the Voss prize; and shortlisted for the Dobbie Literary Award. Her essay, 'The Art of Dependency' which was selected for the The Best Australian Essays 2017, speaks of her experience living with a disability. Micheline is also a finalist in the Melbourne Prize and Awards for 'The Healing Party'.
The Write-ability program is made possible by the generous support of the Grace Marion Wilson Trust, the Australia Council for the Arts and the Australian government through the Department of Communication and the Arts’ Catalyst—Australian Arts and Culture Fund.
|Concession VW member/PWD||$ 18.00|
|WV Member||$ 25.00|