Some thoughts by Steve Heron OAM What is diversity? It is the state of being diverse. Der. Diversity: Variety, difference. Diversity in literature circles usually refers to stories featuring significant characters who identify as LGBTQ+, are people of colour, have disabilities, or are part of any other oppressed and/or underrepresented group. This includes anyone who has been colonised or stereotyped....Read More
“Steve Heron’s talk about his book Maximus caught me off guard. His explanation about an angry young boy finding a friend in a magpie was really touching and I found myself thinking about equity versus equality for students with these issues.” Thank you Beck Borona for your wonderful words after my presentation at the CBCA WAs A Night With The Stars...Read More
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Mitch is a Year Six student and everything sucks. He writes poems about how everything sucks, in fact. He is being bullied at school, and he’s no longer close to Ryan, a good friend. He sucks at footy in some ways, and while he is good at the game in other ways, it’s the sucky part that sticks with him....Read More
You never quite know where the help or support you need is going to come from. This is exactly what happened to Mitch, as far as Mitch was concerned life sucked and that was just how it was. Through an incredible friendship with the most unlikely character Mitch was able to start seeing life in a different way. He was...Read More