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Take your writing to the next level with award-winning writer and mentor Dr Sandra Thibodeaux.
Receive individual, dedicated and detailed feedback on your writing over the course of three months, and connect with a cohort of NT writers in a supportive online environment.
About the program
This program is designed to offer writers the opportunity to get one on one feedback on their writing from an outstanding professional writer.
Run as a fully digital writing clinic, this program offers three opportunities to submit up to 1500 words to Sandra and receive three rounds of personalised feedback. The dates you will upload your work are: 28 July, 25 August and 29 September. You’ll also get the chance to get connected with the rest of your group, with the option to read each other’s work and create a supportive cohort of NT writers.
Dr Sandra Thibodeaux is a playwright and poet. She has written 18 plays that have been staged across South-East Asia and Australia, and broadcast on Radio National. Her latest plays include Calls to 1194, The Age of Bones, Mr Takahashi (and other falling secrets) and The Lion Tamer. Sandra has won the NT Literary Awards three times for her plays, and has been short-listed for the Patrick White, Griffin and Green Room awards. Sandra has published four collections of poetry, with the latest being Dirty H2O (Mulla Mulla Press). In 2011, she was Australia Poetry’s Poet-in-Residence; in 2022, she received a BR Whiting Studio residency (Rome).
Sandra has conducted creative writing workshops and courses across Australia for 20 years. She was previously Lecturer in Literary Studies and Creative Writing at Charles Darwin University, and was the Executive Officer of the NT Writers’ Centre, incorporating WordStorm, the NT Writers’ Festival, 2006-2010. During this time, Sandra co-edited/co-published four anthologies, representing the work of South-East Asian, First Nations and diverse Australian writers, across multiple genres and languages.