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In 2019, the Centre for Stories selected a number of emerging writers to be involved in a 12-month mentoring program. The Inclusion Matters Mentoring Program, funded by the Copyright Agency…
We’re proud and deeply humbled to announce a new collection of stories, standing in solidarity with the international 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence campaign: 16 Days – 16 Stories.
"My time volunteering at a whole range of places has, in a way, been for me to test waters in different fields of work—and along with it, I’ve worked with many wonderful humans."
"I remember in my childhood I had a very creative imagination and I'd make up dramatic stories in my head that I'd play out in our backyard. I also loved reading...all genres—horror (R.L. Stine), mystery (Nancy Drew), and series like Babysitters Club."
"I am standing here in front of you speaking, not as an expert, but as a Zimbabwean-born African-Australian writer who has more than a few things to say."
"Having migrated to Australia at a young age, I was able to get a better understanding of who my parents were, where I’m from, and learn more about my culture through story telling. It has revealed another aspect of my identity to me, that I may have otherwise been unaware of."
"Facilitating exposes me to the creative juices of other people, and that informs and inspires my own writing. I see the whole mutable and organic mix as a community in which we’re all learning, rather than me being some kind of expert imparting knowledge. We all always have something to learn."
The Centre for Stories is thrilled to announce that we will be sending five writers from our Inclusion Matters Hot Desk Fellowship to the 2019 Digital Writers Festival.
Les Harrison and Reuben Saggar believe it's never too late, or too early, to take a stand and make a difference. Book Online