Workshop Title: Layers of Colour: Writing outside of your race, culture and experience with sensitivity and conviction.
Facilitator: Chemutai Glasheen
Date: Saturday July 29, 2023.
Venue: Edith Cowan Heritage House. Building 20. ECU Joondalup Campus
About the workshop:
Writing in colour: Are you eager to broaden your writing skills and write stories that transcend boundaries and connect with diverse readers? Join my seminar on writing outside your race and learn techniques to authentically portray characters from different racial backgrounds, navigate cultural nuances, and challenge stereotypes. Together, let’s explore the potential of inclusive storytelling and embrace the richness of multicultural narratives.
About the Author:
Chemutai Glasheen is a teacher and a writer. She writes fiction for young people and her work is influenced by her interest and experience in human rights and education. Her collection of short stories I am the Mau and other Stories was published by Fremantle Press and due for release August 2023. Her creative work has been published in Unlimited Futures, Meniscus Volume 9 Issue 2, ACE: Arresting Contemporary Stories by Emerging Writers, and in the Museum of Freedom and Tolerance.
She has been a writer-in-residence at the Centre for Stories as well as an invited guest and presenter at the Australian Short Story Festival, In Conversation: Human Rights, Disrupted Festival of Ideas and the Great Big Book Club Tea Party.
$50 PCWC & WA Writers’ United Members
$62 for non-members
Peter Cowan Writers Centre Inc, Edith Cowan House, Building 20, ECU Joondalup Campus, 270 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup.
Registrations & payments:
Registrations open on June 1 and closes on July 26 or when the workshop is full.
In case the workshop fills up, you can request to be signed up for the waitlist.
Please click HERE to register
PCWC, e: PeterCowanWritersCentre@outlook.com with the subject Workshop Query