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The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt

Thursday 3 November 2022

11:00 am - 02:00 pm - Pharmacy Seminar Room, University of Sydney


This session is aimed at all queer writers - aspiring, emerging and established - and requires no prior writing experience. Come to learn how to get your creative juices flowing again, or for the first time, and hone your creativity and expression. Only 35 spaces available.  


Pooja Mittal Biswas is the author of nine books of fiction, poetry and non-fiction, with her ninth book, a collection of poetry, due to be released by Cordite Books in 2022. She has been reviewed and interviewed in The Age, The Australian and ABC Radio National’s The Book Show, and has been anthologised in both The Best Australian Poems and The Best Australian Poetry. Pooja has written for Writer’s Digest and has been widely published in literary journals such as Meanjin, Cordite, TEXT, Hecate and Jacket. Pooja is currently pursuing a PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Sydney, where she was awarded the Stanley Sinclair Bequest Scholarship for poetry. She is a sessional academic teaching Creative Writing at both the University of Sydney and Western Sydney University, and she also teaches several courses of her own design at Writing NSW, Writers Victoria and the University of Sydney’s Centre for Continuing Education. She has been invited to speak at literary festivals such as the Emerging Writers’ Festival and the National Young Writers’ Festival. While still living in New Zealand, she was selected as the country's national representative for UNESCO’s Babele Poetica project.

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