Rashida Murphy and Winnie Dunn work with people of colour to develop and nurture talent. They speak with Claudia Mancini about the art and science of mentorship.
Rashida Murphy is the author of the novel, The Historian’s Daughter (UWA Publishing). Her stories, poetry and essays have been widely published. She works with emerging writers as a mentor and facilitates workshops for writers on aspects of racial and diasporic identity. She lives on the lands of the Whadjuk people of the Noongar nation and is currently working on a new novel.
Winnie Dunn is a Tongan-Australian writer and arts worker from Mt Druitt. She is the general manager of Sweatshop: Western Sydney Literacy Movement and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Western Sydney University. Her work has been published in the Sydney Review of Books, The Lifted Brow, The Griffith Review, Meanjin, SBS Life, Southerly and Cordite. She is the editor of several anthologies including Sweatshop Women, The Big Black Thing and Bent Not Broken. She is currently completing her debut novel as the recipient of a 2019 CAL Ignite Grant.
|Time & Location||
Sat 22 Feb 5.30pm