Literary Alchemy - Turning Fact into Fiction, Songs My Mother Taught Me, Songs My Mother Taught Me - Revised Edition, In Defence of Love.
Degree GrantorUniversity of Canterbury
Degree NameMaster of Fine Arts in Creative Writing
My MFA portfolio consists of two scripts for performance and a research essay exploring the methods and process of writing these. Songs My Mother Taught Me is a one-woman cabaret piece; set in 1972, it explores hippie culture in New Zealand and a young women‟s search for independence. This portfolio contains two versions of this script. Both versions of this piece have been performed. In Defence of Love is a play for three actors, each of whom plays one aspect of an abused woman trying to find her way out of a destructive relationship.