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Writing Your Relationships in Memoir and Creative Non‑Fiction

Got a personal story you want to tell but afraid to write about your friends and/or family members in the process? Learn techniques to navigate writing the truth about your life for essays, memoir or creative non-fiction, and gain confidence in navigating the tricky ethics of writing your truth when it involves the people who are closest to you. 


  • When: Saturday 24 August, 10am–4pm
  • Where: The Wheeler Centre, 176 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne
  • With: Alexandra Collier

About the Tutor

Photo of Alexandra Collier
A photo of Alexandra Collier.

Alexandra Collier is an award winning Melbourne writer who has written for theatre, screen and print. Her memoir Inconceivable: Heartbreak, Bad Dates and Finding Solo Motherhood about her journey to becoming a solo mum by choice was recently published by Hachette. She is currently a writer on the new ABC/BBC detective series Return to Paradise. Alexandra lived and worked in New York for a decade where her plays were produced Off Broadway. She has written for  a range of mediums and people, including Esther Perel, Showtime (TV network),  The Guardian, The Age/Sydney Morning Herald, Harper’s Bazaar and Mamamia. She is a MacDowell fellow, a winner of the RE Ross Trust Playwrights Award and a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize.  

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