ETAWA 2016 State Conference

Trinity College, East Perth  Saturday May 7 2015

ETAWA invites you to join us for 2016’s premier professional learning and networking event: 

 ETAWA State Conference 2016

    That was then , this is now 

 Trinity College, East Perth

Saturday May 7th

Brian Moon, Ian Reid, & Anita Heiss

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Outlined Conference Program

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ETAWA State Conference 2016

State Conference 2016


Ian Reid is an author of a dozen books (fiction, poetry, non-fiction) and editor of several more. He has written numerous literary reviews, critical essays, media articles, academic papers and commissioned reports. His writings have been published in a range of literary periodicals,  widely anthologised, and translated into foreign languages.

For many years, Ian has worked in universities, and for some of that time has taught literature and creative writing. His academic teaching career began in New Zealand (Massey) and then he spent more than a decade in South Australia (University of Adelaide). After a stint as Foundation Professor of Literary Studies at Deakin University he moved to a senior management role at Curtin, eventually leaving it to become inaugural CEO of the not-for-profit community benefit organisation Leadership Western Australia and later re-entering academe to lead a comprehensive curriculum reform process at the University of Western Australia. He retains an adjunct professorial position in Humanities at UWA.

anitaanita heiss

Dr Anita Heiss is the author of non-fiction, historical fiction, commercial women’s fiction, poetry, social commentary and travel articles. She is a Lifetime Ambassador of the Indigenous Literacy Foundation and a proud member of the Wiradjuri nation of central NSW. Anita was a finalist in the 2012 Human Rights Awards and the 2013 Australian of the Year Awards.  Her latest book is Matty’s Comeback.