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Robin Hemley leads memoir workshop in the Urban Writing House

The workshop, Faking It: A playful, hands-on writing workshop exploring the lines between memoir and fiction, and between authors, narrators, characters and heteronyms, followed on from Hemley’s Present Tense Lecture on December 5th. The day began with introductions and each Lab member discussing what had drawn them to the workshop. Hemley then went through some …

Present tense .3 Un-lecture: The Bird Likes to Hear Itself Sing recap

Held at RMIT on Tuesday 22 August 2017, the Un-lecture experimented with breaking the traditional Australian style lecture—and remaking it–creating a lecture where performance, song and word intersect. Featuring prolific local spoken word artists from the African-Australian diaspora, Un-lecture speakers explored identity through lyrical and performative storytelling. Abe Nouk is the author of HUMBLE and …

present tense .3, .4 & .5

present tense .3 Nicole Walker – Save the Planet: Write Nonfiction! The planet is burning. It’s probably easier to do as Nero did and practice our fiddling. But say we don’t want to fiddle while Rome burns. Perhaps we think it’s important to witness and adjust as William Carlos Williams writes. Award-winning U.S. essayist and …