Main Program | Writing in Times of Crisis

01 Nov 2020 15:40 - 16:40
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The works of three compelling Western Australian writers, Elizabeth Tan, Yuot Alaak, and Sophie McNeill, span memoir, fiction, and journalism. Join them in conversation with Writing WA’s Gillian O’Shaughnessy to consider the ways in which writing and stories can provide meaning, comfort, and clarity in times of crisis.

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Karya tiga penulis Australia Barat yang menarik, Elizabeth Tan, Yuot Alaak, dan Sophie McNeill, mencakup memoar, fiksi, dan jurnalisme. Bergabunglah dengan mereka dalam percakapan Writing WA’s Gillian O’Shaughnessy untuk melihat lebih dalam bagaimana tulisan dan cerita dapat memberikan makna, kenyamanan, dan kejelasan di masa-masa krisis.

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Gillian O’Shaughnessy

Journalist Gillian O’Shaughnessy started work at the ABC in 1996 in the newsroom as a cadet reporter. In 2010 she made the shift to ABC Radio Perth and is now …

Sophie McNeill

Award-winning Sophie McNeill is the Australian researcher for Human Rights Watch, based in Western Australia. She was formerly an investigative reporter with ABC’s Four Corners program and has been a …

Elizabeth Tan

Elizabeth Tan is a writer and sessional academic at Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia. She was the co-editor of the 2019 anthology In This Desert, There Were Seeds and …

Yuot Alaak

Yuot A. Alaak is an emerging Western Australian writer whose short story The lost girl of Pajomba was anthologized by Margaret River Press in Ways of Being Here. His memoir, …

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