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Over the last year, our Writeability Goes Regional project has included a remit to uncover and showcase the work of some of Victoria’s regional writers with disability. Enjoy this extract from ‘Hunger’ by regional writer and 2013 Writeability Fellow Kate Hood… She saw further than others and knew it. Her creeping paralysis had destroyed some things and […]

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Unbearable care

Kate Hood 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 by the

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Kate Hood 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 Kate from regional Victoria to work with mentor Antoinette Eklund. Following is an extract from Kate Hood’s play, ‘Ruthie’. Ruthie When I was thirteen, before I got

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