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Inking the Bridge – travels in Afghanistan and beyond
An interactive multimedia talk leading students through the research and publication of my latest novel The Ink Bridge. Students will travel the long road from Melbourne to Bamiyan, Afghanistan and along the way learn something of the writing and publishing process.
Tolerance and understanding of other cultures
The refugee/asylum seeker debate
Having courage in your convictions
How travel broadens the mind
What it takes to get a book from concept to publication
Audience: Secondary Students
Duration: 50-60 Minutes
Requirements: Data Projector, whiteboard, table, microphone if large venue.
This presentation pulls the covers from my latest novel to examine the reasons behind me writing it, including: The inspiration for the novel My family history with India My terrible family secret The real places behind the fictional world My research process Writing about another culture. Topics covered: Racism Belonging Australian identity The immigrant experience […]