Originally presented as a keynote for Emerging Writers Festival Masterclass: Cultivating Creativity, 20th June 2019 by Creatrix Tiara (‘Tiara’/they/them).
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List of resources for writing opportunities, especially if you’ve read/seen the keynote before.

When the Emerging Writers Festival approached me about doing a keynote…


Originally written 17th January 2019 by Creatrix Tiara (‘Tiara’/they/them). Current version edited by Tove.
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Alishia Holmes-Watson (left), Marie Kondo (center) and Angela Holmes-Watson (right) pose for a photo. The couple are featured on an episode of Netflix’s “Tidying Up With Marie Kondo.” Courtesy of Angela Holmes-Watson. (via)

Preamble

In early 2019, I went viral on Twitter for my defence of Marie Kondo / The KonMari Method, particularly the backlash…


A coin purse becomes a reflection on best friendships lost and found. First performed at Queerstories: Midsumma, Melbourne, 23 Jan 2019

I got a new wallet the other day.
Black pleather, six silver star studs.
$20 from Typo.

What’s so special about a wallet?
This one has a coin purse.


In October I was part of Melbourne Festival’s production of Taylor Mac’s 24 Decade History of Popular Music, as a Dandy Minion and Burlesque Dancer. I’m attempting to chronicle my journey before, during, and after, though it is turning out to be pretty tricky.

<< Chapter 2: Grasping at Moments|…


In October I will be part of Melbourne Festival’s production of Taylor Mac’s 24 Decade History of Popular Music, as a Dandy Minion and Burlesque Dancer. I’ll be chronicling my journey before, during, and after the show, so follow along!

<< Chapter 1: Drowning in Sewing | Chapter 3: All…


In October I will be part of Melbourne Festival’s production of Taylor Mac’s 24 Decade History of Popular Music, as a Dandy Minion and Burlesque Dancer. I’ll be chronicling my journey before, during, and after the show, so follow along!

<< Prologue: Hurricane Butterflies | Chapter 2: Grasping at Moments


In October I will be part of Melbourne Festival’s production of Taylor Mac’s 24 Decade History of Popular Music, as a Dandy Minion and Burlesque Dancer. I’ll be chronicling my journey before, during, and after the show, so follow along!

| Chapter 1: Drowning in Sewing >>

Photo by Teddy Wolff for Howlround

It’s been about…


For T, Q, E, and M.
I love you I love you I love you.

she looks at her phone one more time:
swipe down, then right.
clocks say they’re still asleep.
it will be quite a while before they can see what she sent them, and by that point she will be…


Detail from Going Home, an installation by Mary Carothers, in collaboration with students at the University of Louisville Hite Institute of Art. (via)

So Trump’s in power and you’d rather not be there while he runs the country into Great Depression 2.0. Or you’d rather Exit from Brexit. Or you don’t want to be in a world where Pauline Hanson is back in office. So hey! …

Creatrix Tiara

liminality, culture, identity, tech, activism, travel, intersectionality, fandom, arts. signs up for anything that looks interesting. http://creatrixtiara.com

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