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Michelle Law

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Michelle has a wonderfully dry sense of humour. She is also honest – unnervingly so. She understands and speaks about vulnerability in ways that confront, comfort and inspire. Like the most powerful artists, Michelle draws on her own story, insights, observations and struggles. She belongs to that vital and exceptional group of people in our society who see the world as it truly is and play it back to us in compelling, technicolour truth, so that we might collectively be, and do, better. Michelle has only just begun.

Michelle Law is an award-winning writer and screenwriter whose works have appeared in Destroying the Joint, Women of Letters and Growing up Asian in Australia, and in literary journals and magazines including Griffith REVIEW, Meanjin and Good Weekend. She has spoken at TEDxSouthBankWomen, Woodford and Unleashed about issues concerning female and cultural identity, and youth issues.

In 2013, her documentary Suicide and Me screened on ABC2 as part of the Opening Shot 2 series, and she was a runner-up in the written word category of the Qantas Spirit of Youth Awards.