#About the event
Duration: 60 minutes
Get excited about grammar! Dr Amber Gwynne and Martine Kropkowski will show how grammar is a useful – and fun – educational tool, the kind of grammar knowledge most useful to hone, and practical activities that will have a positive impact on your students’ reading and writing.
Available by single download or with a Word Play Online subscription. See ticketing page for more information.
Content will be available to watch from May 3rd until the end of Term 4.
Amber Gwynne is a researcher, writer and editor based in Meanjin/Brisbane. She is a senior officer in the public service, managing editor of the Journal of Australian Studies, and a lecturer in writing at The University of Queensland, where she completed a PhD exploring the ways in which readers with a history of depression choose and use self-help books. Her dissertation received a Dean’s Award for Outstanding Theses in 2018. Her essays and non-fiction have been published in Overland, Kill Your Darlings and Griffith Review, among others.
Martine Kropkowski is a writer based in Meanjin/Brisbane. She is a sessional academic and HDR candidate at the University of Queensland. Her practice-led research explores folklore practice in the online space, including the narrative techniques that communities employ to generate and communicate conspiracy rhetoric. Martine is a recipient of a UQP writing mentorship and her recent work has appeared in Griffith Review, The Conversation and Overland.