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May 3, 2022

StoryBoard Masterclasses are ongoing, regular sessions in which young writers work on developing and honing their writing skills throughout the year. Come along and enjoy writing together, building a creative portfolio, and for those who want to, you can work towards performing your poetry at the Poets Out Loud Youth Slam

Facilitated by writer and performance poet Sarah Temporal.

Suitable for 12 – 17 years (High School Students).

Thursdays, 5pm – 6.30pm
Taking place over a five-week block: June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Venue: Coolamon Centre, 5 Tumbulgum Road Murwillumbah (the old Art Gallery)
FREE, Registrations essential

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Sarah Temporal is a poet, performer and lapsed English teacher, who loves helping people of all ages to find their voice through writing. She facilitates school workshops and directs Poets Out Loud Youth Program and Youth Slam.

With thanks to Murwillumbah Community Centre

anika

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December 15, 2021

StoryBoard Masterclasses are ongoing, regular sessions in which young writers work on developing and honing their writing skills throughout the year. Lismore Senior Masterclasses are facilitated by author Sarah Armstrong.

Dates: Thurs 10 Feb – Thurs 7 Apr (Fortnightly)
Time: 5 – 6.30pm
Where: Richmond Tweed Regional Library Support Services building, 6 Centenary Drive, Goonellebah
Suitable For: 13 – 17 years (school years 7 – 12)

Sarah Armstrong

Sarah Armstrong has written three novels for adults and her first novel for readers aged 8 – 12 will be published in 2022. She is an experienced mentor for writers young and old.

anika


December 15, 2021

StoryBoard Masterclasses are ongoing, regular sessions in which young writers work on developing and honing their writing skills throughout the year. Lismore Junior Masterclasses are facilitated by author Zanni Louise.

Dates: Thurs 10 Feb – Thurs 7 Apr (Fortnightly)
Time: 5 – 6.30pm
Where: Richmond Tweed Regional Library Support Services building, 6 Centenary Drive, Goonellebah
Suitable For: 8 – 12 years

Author of over twenty kids’ books, including bestselling picture book series HumanKindZanni Louise writes and draws every day and hopes she will keep going until she’s too old to hold a pen!

anika

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December 15, 2021

Join author, poet, podcaster and journalist Samantha Turnbull for a series of masterclasses where students will learn and experiment with a range of creative writing techniques and genres. Classes are designed to be fun and celebrate the joy of storytelling.

Dates:  Wed 9 Feb – Wed 6 Apr (Fortnightly)
Time: 5 – 6.30pm
Where: Ballina Library, 8 River Street, Ballina
Suitable For: 8 – 13 years

Samantha Turnbull

Samantha Turnbull is a children’s author, poet, journalist and content producer. She writes the hit children’s podcast Fierce Girls and produces ABC Kids News Time.

anika

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December 15, 2021

StoryBoard Masterclasses are ongoing, regular sessions in which young writers work on developing and honing their writing skills throughout the year. Byron Masterclasses are facilitated by author Melaina Faranda.

Dates: Thurs 10 Feb – Thurs 7 Apr (Fortnightly)
Time: 4.15 – 5.45pm
Where: Byron Bay Library, Cnr Middleton St & Lawson St, Byron Bay
Suitable For: 13 – 17 years

*Please note the first class will take place at Byron Writers Festival office and include an the launch of the 2021 Anthology.

Melaina Faranda

Author and teacher Melaina Faranda is passionate about working with young people, helping to foster their creative talent and be inspired by infinite possibilities.

anika

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