Tamara conducts workshops in life writing, crafting short stories and zine-making. She has taught at libraries, schools, neighbourhood centres and other specialised community organisations; and has coordinated the Zine and Independent Comic Symposium (Brisbane). She has a particular interest in facilitating writing that assists individuals and communities to come to a place of increased empowerment. Previously, she has conducted workshops, talkshops and writing programs for:

2017    Queensland Academy for Creative Industries (Selective Senior State High School) (Brisbane). Zine and Creative Writing Workshop (4 hours)

2016    The Eating Issues Centre (Brisbane). Creative Writing Workshop (3 hours)

2014    Zine and Independent Comic Symposium (Brisbane). Coordinator of the three-day national event.

2014    Multicultural Development Association (Brisbane). Zine and Creative Writing Program (5 x 3hour workshops)

2014    Love YA: Young Adult Writers' Festival (Brisbane City Council Library). Zine talkshop (3 hours)

2014    The Edge (State Library QLD/Zine and Independent Comics Symposium (Brisbane). Zine and Creative Writing Workshop; Editing Workshop (2 x 3hours)

2012    Art Bites (Brisbane City Council/Access Arts). Zine and Creative Writing Workshop (4 hours)

2011    New Farm Neighbourhood Centre & Tenant Advice and Advocacy Service (Brisbane). Creative Writing Workshop Program (10 x 3hour workshops), Zine production and Launch

2009    New Farm Neighbourhood Centre & Tenant Advice and Advocacy Service (Brisbane). Creative Writing Workshop Program (10 x 3hour workshops), Zine production and Launch

2008    New Farm Neighbourhood Centre & Tenant Advice and Advocacy Service (Brisbane). Creative Writing Workshop Program (10 x 3hour workshops), Zine production and Launch

2007    New Farm Neighbourhood Centre & Tenant Advice and Advocacy Service (Brisbane). Creative Writing Workshop Program (10 x 3hour workshops), Zine production and Launch

2008    Womenspace (Brisbane). Creative Writing Workshop (4 hours)

2004    Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre (Sydney). Creative Writing Workshop Program (10 x 3 hours)

2002    Parkeville Young Women's Detention Centre (Melbourne). Creative Writing and Reading Program (10 x 3 hours)

2001    Thornberry Women's Centre (Melbourne). Creative Writing Workshop Program (6 x 3 hours)

2000    Creative Youth Initiatives (Sydney). Creative Writing Workshops (5 x 3 hours)

Please contact me below if you would like me to run a workshop

for your organisation, school, library or writers' centre.