Proud Stories in Sunshine: Youth LGBTIQA+ Storytelling Workshop
Open to all Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, Asexual (LGBTIQA+) and questioning young people and their allies under 25 who live in Melbourne’s west.
Alison Evans is the award-winning author of three young adult novels: Euphoria Kids, Highway Bodies and Ida. They are a contributor to the YA anthologies Kindred: 12 Queer #loveozya Stories and Hometown Haunts: Horror #loveozya Tales. They run a fortnightly writing group for trans youth with Nevo Zisin, work as a children's specialist bookseller and are based on Wurundjeri Land.
Nevo Zisin (they/them) is a queer, non-binary, Jewish writer, performer, activist and public speaker based in Naarm/ Birraranga / Melbourne. They run workshops in schools and professional development training in workplaces around transgender identities. Author of award-winning Finding Nevo (2017), a memoir on gender transition and The Pronoun Lowdown (2021), a useful guidebook on all things related to pronouns.
Their work has appeared in The Saturday Paper, NGV Magazine, Archer Magazine, Junkee, Kindred – A Queer Australian Young Adult Anthology, SBS, Hack Live and The Morning Show amongst others.
They are a mentor for The Pinnacle Foundation, one of Out for Australia's 30 Under 30 for 2019, an ambassador for both Wear It Purple and the Victorian Pride Centre as well as a member of the Gender Euphoria cast - Australia's largest all trans & gender diverse show on a main stage.
- The 2022 Brimbank Writers & Readers Festival is proudly supported by principal sponsor Victoria University Polytechnic
|Event Date||Friday 18 Mar, 2022 4:30 pm|
|Event End Date||Friday 18 Mar, 2022 7:00 pm|
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