In this engaging workshop, graphic memoirist Eloise Grills will help participants to create writing and art that draws from their lives in new and unexpected ways. The workshop will allow writers to explore the ways in which visual stimuli can be incorporated to stir emotion, add humour and depth, and to create texture and dynamism in work that reflects the embodied complexities of life. No drawing experience required!
MAX PARTICIPANTS: 10
ELOISE GRILLS is an award-winning writer, comics artist, poet and critic. Her work has been published widely in literary journals and anthologies including Meanjin, The Saturday Paper, The Rumpus, Going Down Swinging, Kill Your Darlings, Sydney Review of Books, The Lifted Brow and Borderless. Eloise lives on Dja Dja Wurrung country with her fiancé Jackie, and their two dogs, Ripley and Vince, as well as her mother-in-law, Madeleine, and her dog, Minnie. big beautiful female theory is her first collection of essays, which was shortlisted for the Stella Prize.