Letter to My Teenage Self

Melbourne high-schooler Grace Halphen was only thirteen when she asked prominent Australians to write a letter to their younger selves. Hear Halphen and Shaun Tan share their advice for navigating the ups and downs of adolescence and how to deal with bullying.

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Bec Kavanagh

Bec Kavanagh is a freelance writer, reviewer and education consultant. She is the schools coordinator for the Stella Prize and was the inaugural...

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Grace Halphen

Grace Halphen is a Melbourne-based, 16-year-old high school student and author of Letter to My Teenage Self. After struggling in her...

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Shaun Tan

Shaun Tan grew up in Perth and works as an artist, writer and film-maker in Melbourne. He is best known for illustrated books that deal with...

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25 August – 3 September