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Writers Weekend

Micro Memoir Workshop

Distilling Moments to Tell a Bigger Story with Night Parrot Press

Micro Memoir Workshop Fri 23 Feb Great Southern Room, State Library of Western Australia $40 Sold Out
Fri 23 Feb at Great Southern Room, State Library of Western Australia, from $40

Presented in association with Writing WA

Join Casey Mulder and Laura Keenan, editors at Night Parrot Press, as they present a workshop on how to write micro memoir, a unique form of creative non-fiction that blends the techniques of memoir and micro-fiction. You will have plenty of time to write your own micro memoirs and get some hands-on writing and editing tips.

Casey Mulder

Casey is a Ballardong Noongar yorga with Dutch and English heritage. She loves storytelling in all its forms and lives on Whadjuk Boodjar. Casey works in a variety of education roles and is also a freelance editor and writer. She facilitates the First Nations Write Night at the Centre for Stories with Luisa Mitchell and is currently working on a creative non-fiction manuscript with the support of the Centre for Stories, Magabala Books and Australian Indigenous Coffee. Casey is also the First Nations editor for Westerly Magazine.

Laura Keenan

Laura is co-publisher and editor at Night Parrot Press, a non-profit independent publisher of flash fiction and other short-form books based in Perth. Her career as an editor spans 20 years, working for publishers including the Perseus Books Group (USA) and UWA Publishing. She runs flash and micro-fiction writing workshops, encouraging others to obsess over short, intense stories. She has been a judge of Writing WA’s annual Love to Read Local flash competition since 2020, and a presenter and panellist at the Ubud Writers Festival (2022), English and Literature Conference, Curtin University (2023) and Scribblers Festival (2023).

 

Time & Location

Fri 23 Feb

2pm Great Southern Room, State Library of Western Australia, 25 Francis St, Northbridge / Yandilup

Duration

2hrs

Pricing
    • General Admission: $40

Presented in association with

Supported by

  • Supported by State Library of Western Australia