Myths and intercultural stories —a pathway to global literary citizenship
|Thursday 6th December||3:30-4:45||G11 3.56|
How can myths, narratives of resilience, and stories from different cultures inspire children to be global literary citizens? Panelists discuss intercultural stories, myth, and stories of personal resilience, focusing the craft of writing as a way of keeping young readers interested and educated.
Multicultural authors and educators, Suzanne Kamata, Jane Houng, Helen Burns and Francine Smith, in discussion with Liz Packer.
See detailed biography of panelists here.
Individual session tickets: $18 Full Price // $15 Concession.
This session is also included in a day pass or a 3 day program pass. Day Pass: $50 Full Price // $45 Concession. Program Pass: $120 Full Price // $100 Concession.
Anita Antony Thomas is a Blogger, an author and a website designer and has worked in production and writing. Her website: www.singaporeforkids.com is for residents in and visitors to Singapore.
Liz Packer coordinates the Adelaide College of the Arts Professional Writing program (which includes writing fiction, poetry, film and TV scripts, plays, children's stories, fantasy and sci-fi, and business writing).
Jane Houng has lived and worked in Hong Kong for over thirty years and has published four books for young adults and children stories.
Helen Burns is an Australian writer and poet. After four decades of engagement with Hindi and Asian Studies she has recently completed a cross-cultural novel inspired by the life of an eighth century South Indian poet that spans Tamil Nadu, Australia and France.
Francie Smith is a Children's Author of "The Dragonfly Who Lost A Wing But Could Still Fly," an inspirational and courageous story.
Please choose your ticket type below - Single Session, Day Pass or a Festival Program Pass.
This session is also included as part of a day pass or three day program pass. Day Pass - $50 Full Price // $45 Concession. Gives access to all session on the day of your selection, excluding workshops.
Full three day program pass - $120 Full Price // $100 Concession. Gives access to all sessions excluding workshops.