Saturday, December 17, 2016

Tony Birch is the author of five books: ‘Shadowboxing’, ‘Father’s Day’, ‘Blood’, ‘The Promise’, and ‘Ghost River’. He is currently the Bruce McGuinness Research Fellow in the Moondani Balluk Academic Centre at Victoria University. His research is concerned with Climate Change and Indigenous knowledge.

Australia Writers Workship with Indigenous author Tony Birch : ''The Narratives of Climate Change''

A portrait of Tony Birch
Tony Birch
Tony Birch is the author of five books: ‘Shadowboxing’, ‘Father’s Day’, ‘Blood’, ‘The Promise’, and ‘Ghost River’. He is currently the Bruce McGuinness Research Fellow in the Moondani Balluk Academic Centre at Victoria University. His research is concerned with Climate Change and Indigenous knowledge.
25 January 2017 - 6:00 to 7:30 PM
Tony Birch
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Discover the variety of ways that writers are responding to the challenge of climate change across fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction.
Discuss the modes of communication for both practitioners and readers, and how to produce outcomes that suit particular audiences.

You will learn

  • how to write and talk about climate change
  • the value of producing a range of strategies to communicate ideas of climate change
  • the range of creative mechanisms utilised globally to communicate ideas of climate change
  • about the vital role played by creative writers within the area
  • an awareness of the knowledge held in particular communities – most importantly, Indigenous communities – in addressing climate change

About Tony Birch

Tony Birch is the author of five books: ‘Shadowboxing’, ‘Father’s Day’, ‘Blood’, ‘The Promise’, and ‘Ghost River’. He is currently the Bruce McGuinness Research Fellow in the Moondani Balluk Academic Centre at Victoria University. His research is concerned with Climate Change and Indigenous knowledge.

Climate and Environment

Read more about workshops on climate and environment writing:
The Narratives of Climate Change, 25 January
Writing the end of the world, 17 January
Environmental Non-Fiction, 12 January

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