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Young Queer Writers Creative Hangout: Wear It Purple Day

Join spoken word poet, actor and activist, Aud Mason-Hyde for an online creative hangout for queer young people celebrating Wear It Purple Day.

During the sessions writers will share ideas, work on some creative writing tasks and hear about Aud’s incredible work.

This free workshop for young queer writers is in celebration of Wear It Purple Day. Wear It Purple is a volunteer and youth led not-for-profit organisation working towards raising awareness for young LGBTQIA+ communities. Wear It Purple Day is held annually on the last Friday of August to raise awareness, show support, and celebrate diversity. The theme of Wear it Purple Day 2022 is Still Me, Still Human


Participants will:

  • Meet and connect with other young queer writers from across Australia
  • Connect with Aud and the Writers SA regional team
  • Spend time working on some creative writing
  • Be inspired hearing from Aud about their incredible work


This workshop is presented by the Writers SA No Limits: Young Regional Writers program, and is aimed at regional writers, however young writers from all  locations are very welcome to attend this online workshop. 



About Aud Mason Hyde

At 17, Aud has experience as an actor, spoken word poet, activist and public speaker. In 2017 they created and performed a TedX talk about their experience of gender, which has since garnered over one million views. Since, they have appeared in several award winning films, been a consultant, keynote speaker and slam poet. Aud also works as a youth activist in the Adelaide School Strike 4 Climate group, and through their workshop facilitation, is a strong advocate for the queering of society.



This is a FREE event as part of No Limits. This workshop is presented by Writers SA.


This workshop will be delivered via Zoom. Instructions will be emailed to you, please check your spam/junk folders. 


  • Starts: August 26th, 2022 5:00 PM
  • Finishes: August 26th, 2022 8:00 PM

Registration Details

Young Queer Writers Creative Hangout: Wear It Purple Day

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