$110 – $180

Memoir: A Book of Your Own with Kristina Olsson

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Queensland Writers Centre

Level 2, State Library of Queensland

Stanley Place

South Brisbane, QLD 4101

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Memoir: A Book of Your Own with Kristina Olsson

Ordinary lives can make gripping stories, if told well. Master the magic of memoir with one of Queensland’s most awarded memoirists. Kristina Olsson will help you identify your significant moments and show you how to recount them in the context of your broader life story.

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Workshop for intermediate and emerging writers. More information on program formats and level definitions can be found here.

Testimonials

Great course and Kristina was the perfect tutor.

Very approachable presenter and great insights provided.

Excellent course - Kristina Olsson is a great tutor and guide, very approachable and made us all instantly relaxed and pleased to be with her. Please get her again.


About Kristina Olsson

Kristina Olsson is a Brisbane writer and journalist. Her most recent book, the memoir Boy, Lost, won the Kibble Prize, the NSW and WA Premiers’ Awards for non-fiction and the Queensland Literary Award for non-fiction. Next year, Scribner will publish her new novel, Shell, set in Sydney against the building of the Opera House and Australia’s entry into the Vietnam War. Shell has also been sold to publishers in the US and UK. Her other work includes The China Garden, a novel, and the biography Kilroy Was Here. Kristina has worked extensively as a teacher of creative writing and journalism.


FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Unless otherwise stated, QWC workshops and events are suitable for participants aged 16 years and over. If you are under 18 years of age, please check with us for suitability before purchasing a ticket.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Information on getting to the State Library of Queensland can be found here.

What can I bring into the event?

You can bring either pen and paper or a laptop along with you to write with. If you do bring a laptop, please remember to bring a power adaptor if necessary.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

You can contact us by phone on 07 3842 9922 or email us at admin@qldwriters.org.au

What's the refund policy?

If Queensland Writers Centre cancels an event, we will try to reschedule it for a later date. If we cannot reschedule the event, or if you are unable to attend on the amended date, your payment will be refunded in full.
Except in special circumstances, if you cancel a booking for, or are unable to attend an event, workshop, seminar, or course, Queensland Writers Centre cannot provide a refund. You can contact us to discuss your situation on 07 3842 9922 or email us at admin@qldwriters.org.au

Terms and Conditions

All information is correct at the time of publication. We reserve the right to make changes to the advertised program information (including course content and tutors), but if this occurs, we will try to provide as much notice as possible.
We expect that all participants will behave respectfully and professionally towards their tutor and fellow students. We reserve the right to remove anyone who behaves in an aggressive or disruptive manner. If a participant is asked to leave the class on this basis, we will not offer a refund.
We cannot accept responsibility for any loss, damage or expense sustained by students as a result of an event or circumstance whether arising from natural cause, human agency or beyond our control otherwise.

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