In March 2018, I will be presenting my writing and research at the Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association‘s Annual Conference in Indianapolis, U.S.A.
In April 2018, I will be co-presenting with Rachel Chapman at ClexaCon: A Media & Entertainment Convention for LGBTQ Women and Allies in Las Vegas, U.S.A.
On Thursday 30 November, I read an excerpt of my memoir at Words on the Street, an event run by Darebin Writers Date, at Kau & Co in Northcote.
On 15 November, I was interviewed by Robbie Buck on ABC Radio Sydney.
On 11 November, I presented at the Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives’ 17th Australian Homosexual Histories Conference, held at the University of Adelaide.
On 8 October, I was interviewed by Anthony Lekkas for Bent TV (Channel 31).
On Monday 2nd October, I presented a guest lecture for RMIT University students who are completing an Associate Degree in Professional Writing and Editing. I was a guest writer/presenter for the Magazine Writing and Editing course.
On Sunday 17th and 24th September, I performed at Church (Melbourne Fringe Festival) at Fringe Hub: Lithuanian Club – Main Theatre.
On Monday 21st August, I appeared on Joy FM’s 21st Century Women.
In June, I appeared at the Emerging Writers’ Festival in Melbourne on a panel about The Female Gaze.
In May and June, my writing was exhibited in Going Down Swinging‘s cross-continental exhibition and publication Return Flight MEL>EDI. The exhibition was launched at the Atrium in Federation Square in Melbourne in May and at The Number Shop gallery in Edinburgh in June.
In December 2016, I presented my research on using creative nonfiction to promote young people’s wellbeing at the Youth, Health and Practical Justice Conference in Sydney. It is a national interdisciplinary conference organised by the UNSW Practical Justice Initiative and the UTS Faculty of Health. I also co-presented an academic poster with Rachel Chapman, who is doing important research on educators’ understanding of gender in early childhood education and how this impacts on young children.
In August 2016, I was a panelist at the Australian Education Union‘s event, Out at Work: Networking Forum for LGBTI+ and Allies.
In October 2015, I appeared at events as an artist and moderator at the National Young Writers’ Festival in Newcastle.