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Asian Festival of Children’s Content
23–26 May 2024

Sally Murphy, poet and author, guides writers of all levels in integrating poetic tools into stand-alone poems and narratives. This playful workshop explores how poets use tools to add depth and poignancy. Sally unpacks poetic tools and leads participants through practical exercises to enhance their writing with curiosity, history, and empathy.

Sally Murphy

Sally Murphy (Australia)

Australian author Sally Murphy, OAM, known for acclaimed children’s books like Queen Narelle and Pearl Verses the World, also contributes to education with works like Teaching Poetry for Pleasure and Purpose. Awarded an OAM in 2022, she’s recognized for her contributions to children’s literature and education. Sally works at Curtin University in the School of Education, focusing on literacy education and children’s literature.

Programme dates and times are subject to change.