Dec 15, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Centre for Stories
Sydney-based writer, Roanna Gonsalves, will be visiting the Centre for Stories in December.
This full-day workshop will focus on the craft of writing, self-care, and the literary industry. Roanna will discuss point of view, character, structure, and the ethics of storytelling. She will discuss ways in which to build collegiality into our practice, about how we can support ourselves and each other when we put work out to the world. We will also consider how the literary industry works and our positions within it. Come prepared to do lots of writing.
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Roanna Gonsalves (PhD, UNSW) is the author of The Permanent Resident (UWAP), published in India as Sunita De Souza Goes To Sydney (Speaking Tiger). The book won the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards Multicultural Prize 2018 and was longlisted for the Dobbie Literary Award. It is on several lists of must-read books, and on the syllabi of university courses. Her work has been compared to the work of Alice Munro and Jhumpa Lahiri. Her four-part radio documentary series, On the tip of a billion tongues (ABC RN Earshot) is a socio-political portrayal of contemporary India through its multilingual writers. She has received the Prime Minister’s Australia-Asia Endeavour Award, an Australian Writers’ Guild Award, the UNSW Copyright Agency Writing Residency, a Bundanon Writing Residency, and The Bridge Awards’ inaugural Varuna – Cove Park Scotland Writing Residency 2019. She is founding co-editor of Southern Crossings, and serves on the Board of Writing NSW. She teaches Creative Writing at New York University Sydney, and can be found at roannagonsalves.com.au and @roannagonsalves.
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