Ahead of his appearance at Byron Writers Festival 2021, author Kaya Wilson discusses his acclaimed memoir of gender transition and identity, As Beautiful as Any Other: A Memoir of My Body, and how his day job as a tsunami scientist crosses over with his writing.
Christopher Raja’s landmark memoir Into the Suburbs: A Migrant’s Story is an examination of race, class, migration and tragedy through a deeply personal lens. Here he offers his thoughts on the gestation and process of writing the book, prior to his appearance at Byron Writers Festival 2021.
Vale the incomparable Mungo MacCallum. Mungo was closely involved with Byron Writers Festival since its inception and will be fondly remembered by Festival audiences as the instigator of lively, irreverent discussion, often with a glass of red wine in hand. Thank you to Russell Eldridge for writing this wonderful tribute to his extraordinary life and work.
It's time to celebrate another hugely successful year for StoryBoard, our travelling creative writing program for young people. Read on for a taste of how StoryBoard engaged young minds throughout the Northern Rivers' in 2019.
Yoga and writing: Two separate disciplines that have been in practice for millennia. Ahead of her December workshop 'Lessons from Yoga for Writers', Inez Baranay speaks about her experiences with each practice, how they have each influenced her over the years and why understanding the relationship between the two is beneficial. Interview by Carolyn Anderson.