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Write, Resist, Revise with Rashida Murphy (sold out)

Friday September 25, 2020
13:00 - 16:00
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Are you interested in the politics of writing consciously? Of writing in a way that resists and revises the narratives you read?

Join Rashida Murphy for a three hour workshop where she will look at classic and contemporary texts with a view to understanding how privilege and colonialism operate and how to critique those in your own writing.

We will discuss strategies of revision and resistance in a series of short discussions and exercises to help you develop new strengths and awareness.


About Rashida

Rashida Murphy lives and works on the traditional lands of the Whadjuk people of the Noongar nation. She runs workshops on writing and aspects of culture, race and identity, and mentors emerging writers of colour. Rashida’s prose and poetry have been published internationally in journals and anthologies. Her novel, The Historian’s Daughter was shortlisted in the Dundee International Book Prize in 2015 and published in 2016 by UWA Publishing. She is currently working on a new novel as well as a collection of short stories. More information can be found on her website

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Rashida Murphy

Rashida Murphy lives and works on the traditional lands of the Whadjuk people of the Noongar nation. She runs workshops on writing and aspects of culture, race, and identity, and mentors emerging writers of colour. Rashida’s prose and poetry have been published internationally in journals and anthologies. Her novel, The Historian’s Daughter was shortlisted in the Dundee International Book Prize in 2015 and published in 2016 by UWA Publishing.

Venue
Centre for Stories
100 Aberdeen Street Northbridge
WA, 6003

Public Transport
Centre for Stories is a ten minute walk from the Perth train station and the Perth busport, and is serviced by regular CAT buses.

Parking
Parking is available at the CPP Aberdeen Street car park (25 metre walk) or at Wilsons car park on Zempilas St (10 metres).

Access
Wheelchair access is provided. Centre for Stories aims to be an inclusive and supportive community venue, please contact us if you have any questions.

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