Stories for Life

Celebrating cultural diversity and recommended for EAL students, Stories for Life offers personal stories from beloved authors Abdi Aden, Alice Pung and Christopher Raja. Not just for the classroom, these are stories for life.

Schools can also claim a transport subsidy of up to $6 per student. Please call 03 9999 1199 or email

Supported by The R E Ross Trust

Update to previously advertised information: Abdi Aden and Christopher Raja are replacing Maxine Beneba Clarke in this session.

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Abdi Aden

Abdi Aden was forced to flee his home in Mogadishu due to Somalia's shattering civil war. Separated from his family, he spent the next years doing...

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Alice Pung

Alice Pung is an award-winning Melbourne writer whose books include Unpolished Gem, Her Father's Daughter, Laurinda,...

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Christopher Raja

Christopher Raja migrated from Kolkata to Melbourne in 1986. He has lived and worked in Alice Springs since 2004. His co-authored play The...

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25 August – 3 September