Maxine Beneba Clarke and Maamé Blue in conversation with Thirangie Jayatilake,

hosted by the University of Melbourne, School of Culture and Communication
August 2023

“Join award-winning authors Maxine Beneba Clarke (How Decent Folk Behave, The Hate Race) and Maamé Blue (Bad Love) as they discuss their experiences of the editorial process with Masters of Publishing and Communications graduate (and WEDM tutor!) Thirangie Jayatilake. This informal conversation will reveal insights about authorship, editing and maintaining authenticity throughout the publishing journey. ”

Thirangie is currently in the process of curating a series of events related to Diversity, Inclusion and Accessibility for her role as the Inclusion and Accessibility Advisor for Editor’s Victoria. Please watch this page for any updates. 

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