As I know about events I am participating in, I’ll post information about them here 🥳

selected past events.

Growing Up Torres Strait Islander in Australia

I had the pleasure of launching the wonderful Sam Faulkner's edited collection of stories about growing up Torres Strait Islander in Australia.

A Bold Critique

I was recently in conversation with Dr Michelle Potter, AM as part of the 2024 Bold Festival where we discussed arts criticism and dance writing. 

ACT HUB Forum / The Importance of Queer Stories

In conjunction with the upcoming season of Queers, Everyman Theatre and ACTHub presented a conversation between 3 queer Canberra storytellers: myself; Dylan Van Den Berg, writer of Whitefella Yella Tree; and Kaya Wilson, author of As Beautiful As Any Other.

Headland Writers Festival 2023

I facilitated a panel with the wonderful Erin Riley and Matilda Bosely and taught a workshop on pathways into publishing.

Up-cycled fashion and the ethics of what we wear

I was part of an afternoon about fashion with a conscience, speaking at the Sustaining Our Future North Canberra Sustainability Festival.

Canberra Outlet Centre Inspire

I had a wonderful time on a panel alongside the ever inspiring Evie Kay and Dani Harmer and facilitated by the lovely Gerard Wilton and Tracey Davis.

Canberra Writers Festival 2022

I enjoyed being on a panel alongside participating chair Linda Jaivin, Diana Reid and Jo Dyer.

IDAHOBIT Day at Book Cow

On the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) last month I was very lucky to speak at an event put on by the Book Cow in Kingston alongside the incredible Jenni from A Gender Agenda. Together with a group of readers, we talked about the stories we love, those we hope to read, and those we wished were better.

Newcastle Writers Festival 2022

I was on a panel alongside the wonderful I’ll be on a panel called Family Ties with Krissy Kneen and Mimi Kwa.

BOLD Festival 2022

As part of the BOLD annual conference I was lucky to give a talk on writing and dance and what the two art forms can learn from one another.

Victorian Association for the Teaching of English (VATE) State Conference

I spoke on a panel discussing the use of memory: diaries, blogs and autofiction.

HerCanberra’s Sustainable Fashion Swap

I sat on a panel discussion, Consumer to Conscious: How can we build a sustainable wardrobe, alongside Taylor Pitsilos and Debby Harrington at the HerCanberra Sustainable Fashion Swap.

Recycling Discovery Hub

I participated in an online conversation about textile waste alongside designer and sustainability advocate Kelli Donovan.