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MICHELLE LAW

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Michelle Law is a writer working across film, TV, theatre and print. Her work has appeared in numerous Australian literary journals and she is a regular contributor to Frankie magazine. She has been a recipient of the Queensland Premier’s Young Publishers and Writers Award, Australian Writers Guild AWGIE awards, and Melbourne Webfest awards. Her debut stage play Single Asian Female was performed at La Boite Theatre Company and Belvoir St Theatre to sold out audiences. Homecoming Queens, a web series that she co-created, co-wrote and stars in aired on SBS in 2018.

MICHELLE LAW

WRITER

YOUNG DIGITAL ADULTS: JOHN HUGHES AND THE NEW WAVE OF PUBERTY BLUES

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Not since the 80’s and the era of John Hughes has the young adult demographic been taken so seriously. Sure, the Twilight and Marvel franchises championed the genre but platforms like Netflix, Disney and Amazon know how to capture a migrating, fickle audience. The YA demographic was born digital and is renowned for its disdain […]

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