02 May 2024, 5:00pm–6:00pm
09 May 2024, 5:00pm–6:00pm
16 May 2024, 5:00pm–6:00pm
23 May 2024, 5:00pm–6:00pm
Discover how to write original young adult fiction filled with relatable teenage characters and engaging plots with award-winning author Alison Evans.
Workshop attendees will:
- create authentic characters and build story ideas around them using dialogue and interaction
- learn how to craft a sense of place to ground their story and add to its atmosphere
- discover how to edit work
About Teen Writing Bootcamp
The Teen Writing Bootcamp program provides budding teen writers with the opportunity to gain expert advice from great writers and tackle diverse writing styles and genres.
The program engages teens in writing, literature and publishing with the aim of inspiring, encouraging and improving literary skills.
All bootcamps are open to teens aged 13 to 18 years old from all around Australia. They are free to attend but require consent from a parent or guardian. Participation in this program will include sharing work created during the program.
Please note: to register for this event you must be available for all 4 sessions.
This program has been made possible with the generosity of Serp Hills Foundation and The JTM Foundation.
About Alison Evans
Alison Evans (they/them) is the award-winning author of three young adult novels: Euphoria Kids, Highway Bodies and Ida. Their shorter work appears in the anthologies Everything Under the Moon, Hometown Haunts: #LoveOzYA Horror Stories and Kindred: 12 Queer #LoveOzYA Stories. They are the fiction editor of #enbylife magazine, co-editor of the zine Concrete Queers with Katherine Back, and run a fortnightly writing group for trans and queer youth with Nevo Zisin. They live on unceded Wurundjeri Land.