SPOKEN WORD EDUCATION AND WORKSHOP FACILITATION
SPOKEN WORD SEX ED
Launching in 2018
Supported by Arts Initiative Australia.
Spoken Word Sex Ed is an educational programme that uses poetry to explore important (and tough) topics such as body positivity, sexuality, LGBTQ+ issues, sexual health, gender, bullying and mental health.
THE ANNE FRANK TRUST
May - June 2017
Workshop facilitation covering poetry, social media campaigns and copywriting. Worked with students from various high schools around the United Kingdom.
THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN LITERARY FESTIVAL
January - April 2017
Co-director, event host and workshop facilitator.
"PLANTING ROOTS: A WORKSHOP ON ECOPOETICS"
Organised and facilitated by Maddie. Held at the Centre For Stories, Northbridge. A poetry workshop for all ages and levels of experience. Focused on generating work about ecology, ecofeminism and community.
PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE
Work experience placement in Publicity and Marketing.
SPOKEN WORD PERTH
July - September 2015
Organiser, host and publicist of fortnightly event "Spoken Word Perth", held at The Hive in Northbridge.
Under Maddie's leadership, attendance increased from less than 10 audience members to over 50 regulars.
DEGREE, BACHELOR OF ARTS
2013 - 2016
Majoring in "Literary and Cultural Studies" and "Creative Writing". Curtin University, Western Australia. Graduated with distinction. Member of the "Vice Chancellor's List" for Academic Excellence.