Scotch Literature Festival 2007 > Kirsty
Kirsty Murray's novels have won and been short-listed for many awards including the WA Premier's Book Award and the NSW Premier's History Award. In 2006 she was awarded a Creative Fellowship at the State Library of Victoria. She has recently returned from India where she was 'writer-in-residence' at the University of Madras. Kirsty lives in Melbourne.
Opening doors: crossing the threshold to a world of stories (Year 7 keynote)
The entrance to Narnia can be found at the back of a wardrobe and the train to Hogwarts on Platform 13 1/2 but real magic happens when you open your eyes to the world of stories that surround each and every one of us. Kirsty Murray shares her discovery of a rich source of epic, untold sagas.
Workshop: how to develop x-ray vision. (Year 7 workshops)
If you've ever been stuck coming up with an idea for a story or caught halfway through trying to figure out what happens next, Kirsty Murray can help you find new ways of seeing your way to the heart of your story.
Click here to visit Kirsty's website.