Carly Findlay


Country: Australia

Carly Findlay is an award-winning writer, speaker and appearance activist, writing on disability and appearance diversity. Her first book, a memoir called Say Hello, was released in January 2019. She is also editing Growing Up Disabled in Australia with Black Inc Books and has appeared on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s You Can’t Ask That.

Supported by the Australian Embassy Jakarta. 

Carly Findlay adalah penulis pemenang penghargaan, pembicara dan pegiat mengenai penampilan, menulis tentang disabilitas dan keberagaman penampilan. Buku pertamanya, sebuah memoar bernama Say Hello, diluncurkan pada Januari 2019. Ia juga menyunting Growing Up Disabled in Australia dengan Black Inc Books dan telah muncul dalam You Can’t Ask That di Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

Didukung oleh Australian Embassy Jakarta. 

Appearing in

Main Program | Sartorial Art for Impact

Meet our panel of creatives who tell stories with textiles. Whether advocating for the conservation of traditional Indonesian weaving, finding joy in bursts of color, or dressing to defy censorship …


Fringe Event | Making Events Accessible

Authors, publishers, festivals and the wider arts sector need to make events accessible. Join Carly Findlay as she takes you through some practical advice about event accessibility, outlining how better …


Special Event | Take Up Space

“The perfect body is a lie,” writes Lindy West. “Don’t let fiction tell you what to do.” Join these writers as they deconstruct their relationship to the body and the …


Satellite Program Semarang | Writing Can Change Everything

Can writing change your life? Come and meet this diverse group of writers as they share how reading and writing has shaped their lives. From memoir to fiction, how was …


Satellite Program Semarang | Writing is Power

Writing about disability and appearance diversity is one of Carly Findlay’s many strengths, and has led this award-winning writer and activist to publish her memoir Say Hello. Come and find …