Askale Abebe

A woman looking down smiling with her hands on her cheeks

Askale was born and raised in the Ethiopian capital city of Addis Ababa. She’s the eldest of 8 children. She had studied at Addis Ababa Technical College for two years before she fled to Kenya-Nirobi then Kakuma refugee camp, a life changing experience that will stay with her for long time. She was the storyteller and check of ‘Food For Thought: Ethiopian Feast’ held at Centre for Stories on 29 June 2017.

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Dec
14
Les Harrison and Reuben Saggar believe it's never too late, or too early, to take a stand and make a difference.  Book Online
A black and white edit of two portraits. One is of Roanna and one is of Chris
Dec
14
Roanna and Chris will discuss writing practice, difficulties encountered in the literary world, what it means to write about tolerance and intolerance while breaking out of the dominant narrative, and much more. Book Online
A portrait of a woman smiling.
Dec
15
This full-day workshop will focus on the craft of writing, self-care, and the literary industry. Book Online
An illustration of a durian fruit
Jan
15
Join us to discuss selected works by Indonesian writers and think about our relationships with Australia's close northern neighbour. Book Online
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