A Writer’s Journey: Environmental Writing and Journalism with Anna Krien

Date and time: 20th August 2017 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: Moonah Art Centre, 23-27 Albert Road, Moonah TAS 7009

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In 2017 our A Writer’s Journey program covers both fiction and non-fiction, with workshops that focus on the challenges and rewards of a variety of writing formats. All workshops will be presented by leading journalists and writers. 

A Writer’s Journey: Environmental writing and journalism with Anna Krien

Learn the essentials of environmental journalism including finding an angle, approaching research, and conducting interviews. Anna will explore the issues surrounding contemporary environmental journalism, how to interpret data, how to craft your story, and how to get published.

    • environmental journalism today: who’s doing it and what are the issues?
    • how to develop ideas and angles for environmental non-fiction
    • how to research, understand the data & interviewing techniques
    • revision and the craft of writing
    • about getting published
    • employment-related skills
Anna Krien is the author of Night Games: Sex, Power and Sport, Into the Woods: The Battle for Tasmania’s Forests and Quarterly Essay 45: ‘Us and Them: On the Importance of Animals’. Anna’s work has been published in The Monthly, The Age, The Big Issue, The Best Australian Essays, The Best Australian Stories, Griffith Review, Frankie and Dazed & Confused. Her most recent publication is Quarterly Essay 66: ‘The Long Goodbye: coal, coral and Australia’s climate deadlock’ released in June.

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This session only…

*Concession for Tasmanian Writers Centre members


Three workshop bundle (members only)…


Details of the other workshops in the 2017 A Writer’s Journey program are online here.

Our resident blogger Arianne James caught up with Anna Krien to discuss her work, click here to view the blog.

Image credit Jesse Marlow.