Presented in partnership with Marco Polo Project and Yarra Libraries for the Chinese Writers Festival. Supported by Creative Victoria and Yarra Libraries.
You will learn
- to develop greater awareness of language as a writing tool
- to use linguistic awareness to explore your personal writing voice
- to better appreciate translation as a craft
- to develop better capacity to experience empathy with people from diverse backgrounds, and appreciate writing from other traditions
- to develop an interpretive mindset.
About Julien Leyre
Julien Leyre is a French-Australian writer and educator. After studying Humanities and Classics, he published a novel and short stories in Paris while teaching linguistics and translation at the Sorbonne. In 2011 he founded Marco Polo Project, an organisation exploring new models to build cross-cultural empathy and self-awareness. He is an industry fellow with Monash University Centre for Translation.
Julien will also be running a half-day All-You-Can-Translate Workshop.
Read Julien's Q&A on online writing, and Chinese writers and readership.
415 Church St
Richmond, VIC 3121